JOHANNESBURG, March 19 (Reuters) - South Africa's Tiger
Brands has closed its meat processing factory in the
capital Pretoria after detecting the presence of listeria, it
said on Monday. The bacteria has killed 180 people in 14 months
in the worst global listeria outbreak.
Tiger Brands also said it recalled products made at the
facility, but added that it was not clear if the bacteria
detected there was the same as the strain that has infected
about 950 people since January 2017.
(Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg
Editing by James Macharia)
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