Listeria monocytogenes ST6

The company linked to a deadly Listeria outbreak has revealed it has found the cause of contamination at its Hungarian plant.

Greenyard said it found a persistent presence of Listeria monocytogenes in one of the freezing tunnels and as a result, will close down this tunnel at the Baja-based plant.

The Hungarian frozen vegetable factory…

The largest ever detected Listeria outbreak in known history is over, according to officials in South Africa.

Between Jan. 1, 2017, and July 17, 2018, South Africa recorded 1,060 laboratory-confirmed cases of listeriosis, including 216 deaths.

The outbreak was linked to a ready-to-eat (RTE) processed meat plant owned by Tiger Brands, the Enterprise Foods production…

The Hungarian frozen vegetable factory believed to be the source of a Listeria outbreak that sickened 54 people in six countries, killing 10 of them, is set to restart production.

Following shutdown and cleaning, all tests at the Baja production site were negative for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes, according to a statement from Greenyard…

You might say the source of South Africa’s deadly Listeria outbreak was hiding in plain sight, but it took the deaths of 180 people before the Health Minister could collect enough evidence to name the culprits.

A cold, processed meat product made by South Africa’s biggest producer of consumer foods is the cause of the…