An Enterprise Foods factory in Polokwane was identified on Sunday as the main culprit behind a deadly listeria outbreak in South Africa.
Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi labelled the polony factory in Polokwane as the "definite source" of the current outbreak and warned that other products such as viennas, russians, frankfurters, and other sausages can also be affected due to cross- contamination.
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Outside the building is massive billboards of Enterprise Foods and it's now infamous ready-to-eat products.
Enterprise, which trades under the slogan "don't compromise", on Sunday said it has ordered a full national recall of the affected Enterprise products.
"After consultation with the National Consumer Commission, a full communication plan – including print, radio and online communication – will be rolled out at the soonest possible time, to help us reach consumers who have Enterprise products in their home," Lawrence Mac Dougall, Chief Executive Officer at Tiger Brands, said in a statement.
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