Another Tiger Brands factory just closed after positive Listeria tests. This is now the definitive list of banned meat products.

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  • Tiger Brands on Monday morning announced it had recalled its Snax products as a preventative measure.
  • Shoprite recalled viennas from its own brand Farmer's Deli on Friday
  • It joins a growing list of recalled products amid the listeria outbreak

A third Tiger Brands factory in Pretoria was closed after "very low levels of Listeria" were found in products, the packaged goods company said on Monday morning. 

"Although the level detected was well within the range of government standards for the presence of Listeria, Tiger Brands has taken the precautionary measure of closing the factory," a statement by Tiger Brands statement read. 

The company also instituted a country-wide recall of Snax products. 

Shoprite recalled viennas produced by its own brand Farmer's Deli on Friday. Health authorities notified the retailer of the presence of listeria bacteria in a single batch of the viennas.

This is the updated definitive list of products you should return according to major retailers, now including Snax: 

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  • PNP Fresh Black pepper Chicken Roll (4X2.5kg =10kg)
  • PNP Fresh Garden Herb Chicken Roll (4X2.5kg =10kg)
  • PNP Fresh Plain Chicken Roll (4X2.5kg =10kg)
  • PNP Fresh Sweet Chilli Roll (4X2.5kg =10kg)
  • PNP Fresh Cheese Chicken Roll (4X2.5kg =10kg)


  • Fresh Polony 1kg
  • Simply Chicken Chakalaka Polony 1kg
  • Simply Cheese Polony 700g
  • Simply Chicken Original 1kg
  • Simply Chicken Peri Peri Polony 1kg
  • Rainbow Simply Chicken Original 750g
  • Rainbow Simply Chicken Polony Polony 400g
  • Rainbow IQF Chilli Russians 1kg
  • Rainbow IQF cheese Russians 850g
  • Rainbow IQF original Russian 1kg
  • Farmer Brown cabinet Loaves 
  • Farmer Brown Roast Chicken Loaf 500g 
  • Farmer Brown  Capsicum pepper loaf 500g 
  • Farmer Brown Garlic & herb loaf 500g 
  • Framer Brown Deli loaves
  • Farmer Brown Capscum Pepper Loaf (4X2.5kg =10kg)
  • Farmer Brown B Roast Chicken Loaf (4X2.5kg =10kg)
  • Farmer Brown B Garlic & Herb Chicken Loaf (4X2.5kg =10kg)
  • Rainbow Simply Chicken Mini Cheese Viennas 240g
  • Rainbow Simply Chicken Mini Viennas 240g
  • Rainbow Simply Chicken Viennas assorted 1kg
  • Rainbow Simply Chicken Viennas assorted 1kg
  • Rainbow Simply Chicken Viennas 500g
  • Rainbow Simply Chicken Viennas 500g

* Rainbow has pointed out that this list includes products that it has not recalled. The government-mandated recall for Rainbow products was limited to its chicken polony. However, various retailers removed the other products listed here from their shelves, and offered refunds on their return.

All ready-to eat-processed meat products under the following brands:

  • Bokkie
  • Renown
  • Enterprise Lifestyle Range
  • Mieliekip


  • Wafer thin Chargrilled Ham 125g
  • Waferthin Roasted Chicken 125g
  • Waferthin Smoked Ham 125g
  • Waferthin Cooked Ham 125g
  • Waferthin Smoked Chicken 125g
  • 500g Smoked Viennas
  • 1kg Smoked Viennas
  • 500g Red Viennas
  • 1kg Red Viennas
  • 375g Cocktail Viennas
  • 125g Smoked Cheesy Viennas 400g
  • Bulk Salami Sticks 150g
  • Salami Sticks 85g
  • Plain Salami Sticks 85g
  • Spicy Salami Sticks 60g
  • Plain Salami Bites 150g
  • Spicy Salami Sticks 85g
  • Coriander Salami 60g
  • Spicy Salami Bites 250g
  • Smoked and Roasted Gammon
  • Sliced Lean Ham 125g
  • Sliced Cooked Ham 250g
  • Sliced Cooked Ham 125g
  • 250g Ham Selection
  • Assorted Cold Meat 200g
  • Sliced Salami 100g
  • Salami 100g
  • German Salami
  • 100g Sliced Peppered Salami
  • 100g Spicy Salami
  • 125g Country Ham


  • Farmer’s Deli red viennas, 500g and 1kg
  • Farmer’s Deli smoked viennas, 500g and 1kg 


  • All ready-to eat-processed meat products. 

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