The Department of Health and Safety issued a press release today announcing the source of the deadly Listeriosis virus.
You can read more about the disease here.https://funmammasa.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/listeriosis-what-you-need-to-know/
It was revealed that the source of Listeriosis is from the Enterprise company and many meats are in fact contaminated and being recalled.
This report by http://www.new24.com highlights the facts we as consumers need to know.
www.woolworths.co.za issued the following statement on their Facebook page:
” Food safety is of paramount importance to Woolworths and we take all issues regarding the production of our food seriously.
Woolworths has a team of food scientists and technologists who proactively manage food safety, in addition to our independent food safety testing and auditing, to prevent microbial contamination of food. This testing includes Listeria.
Following the recent announcement by the Department of Health on the source of the Listeriosis outbreak, and as an additional precautionary measure, we are recalling a limited number of viennas and cold meats.
Customers who have any of the listed products, should return the products to their local store for a full refund
A list of recalled lunch meat, sausages and other products was listed for recall.
Mammas I for one won’t be rushing out to buy any processes meat anytime soon.