With three weeks until jury selection, the first sealed document with several exhibits was docketed in the United States v. Paul Krause. Its contents remain a mystery.

And ahead of the July 22 pre-trial meeting, the prosecution and defense are conducting spirited arguments over whether certain parts of the indictment

Continue Reading Pre-trial arguments underway for Aug. 1 trial of retired Blue Bell president
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Johannesburg — A South African woman described her son as a “hero” after he died due to listeriosis and she was cleared of any symptoms.

Vuyani Moledi became pregnant with a boy while studying at The University of South Africa (UNISA).

She was seven months pregnant
Continue Reading ‘He was my hero’, says mother whose son died because of Listeria

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Johannesburg — The father of a child who survived the South African Listeria outbreak says he replays the moment a doctor asked if he preferred the mother of his child or newborn baby live.

Mpotseng Moloi went to Linksfield Hospital in Johannesburg on the advice of
Continue Reading Father of survivor: ‘We were lucky, what about those who were not . . .’

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JOHANNESBURG — The Mathole family’s joy at expecting their first baby almost turned to tragedy with a month and a half in hospital when their child was infected with listeriosis.

Onkarabile Olerato Mathole was expected in December 2017 but ended up being born in October. He
Continue Reading Parents describe their baby’s ongoing treatment and their fears for his future

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JOHANNESBURG — Lesiba Thomas Mogale believes his niece may not even know her father was one of the victims in the largest ever recorded Listeria outbreak.

Godfrey Mogale, 45, died in June 2017 and was casualty number 29 in the outbreak between Jan. 1, 2017, and
Continue Reading Uncertainty after the outbreak — ‘My niece may not know her father has died’

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JOHANNESBURG — The World Health Organization (WHO) reported it was the largest Listeria outbreak on record. After 1,060 confirmed cases and 216 deaths between January 2017 and July 2018, officials in South Africa declared an end to the outbreak linked to polony made by Enterprise Foods.
Continue Reading People, places touched by Listeria outbreak will be forever changed

As expected, South Africa’s high court in Johannesburg has certified the class action lawsuit brought on behalf of victims in the world’s largest listeriosis outbreak against Tiger Brands.

It means that by March of next year, South Africa will see a court drama play out on behalf of all 1,060
Continue Reading South Africa listeriosis outbreak victims v. Tiger Brands about to get speedy trial

Authorities in Switzerland are investigating to find the source of a suspected foodborne outbreak of Listeria with 12 cases and two deaths.

The Federal Office of Public Health (BAG) said since June this year it has recorded an unusual surge in Listeriosis cases with serotype 4b. The agency told Food
Continue Reading A dozen cases and two dead in Listeria outbreak; Swiss officials suspect food

The country hams that some say are the quintessential dish of the South became, during this past weekend, suspects in a deadly listeriosis outbreak.

Four people, three in Virginia and one in North Carolina, have been confirmed as being infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes. All four required
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South Africa’s National Listeria Incident Management Team issued another of its periodic reports recently for the world’s largest listeriosis outbreak. It says there were no new cases of listeriosis during the week before publication on July 26.

Between Jan. 1, 2017, and July 17, 2018, South Africa recorded 1,060 laboratory-confirmed
Continue Reading South Africa works to eradicate listeria from its processed meat facilities