Tiger Brands re-opens listeriosis-hit factories

File: Tiger Brands lost more than a third of its market value after it was fingered in the listeriosis outbreak.

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JOHANNESBURG - Tiger Brands has re-opened its listeriosis-hit factories in Germiston and Polokwane.

The sites were found to have been the source of the world’s largest outbreak of the disease, which killed more than 200 people.

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Health authorities have given Tiger Brands the green light to resume production of processed meat including bacon and frozen sausages.

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Manufacturing is set to begin today at its Germiston processing facility.

Tiger Brands lost more than a third of its market value after it was fingered in the outbreak.