Tag Archives: Listeriosis

FDA intensifies surveillance to stop sale of Listeriosis meat products

The Food and Drugs Authority has announced that it has intensified post-market surveillance to make sure that meat products that have been affected by the listeria bacteria are recalled. “We have a full alert at the port of entry to make sure that those products will not come in. We’ve intensified post-market surveillance throughout the Easter period, we will be ...

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FDA to destroy SA meat products over Listeriosis fears

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Ghana has cautioned the public against purchasing possibly Listeriosis infected ready-to-eat (RTE) processed meat products produced by Enterprise Foods (a subsidiary of Tiger Brands Company), in Polokwane, South Africa. According to the FDA, the producers are confirmed by South African authorities as the people responsible for the outbreak of Listeriosis, a bacteria causing ...

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Consumers demand outright food ban over listeriosis alert

A section of Ghanaians have called for strict law enforcement in order to protect the public against health implication due to an alert of listeriosis disease in South Africa. Ghana has been advised to work to restrict food imports from South Africa following reported cases of the Listeriosis disease in that country. A document sighted by Citi Business News indicated that Rwanda ...

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No cause for alarm; Health Ministry allays fears of Listeriosis in Ghana

Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Minister of Health

Government says it has beefed up surveillance in the country to forestall the outbreak and spread of Listeriosis, a type of food poisoning caused by a bacteria known as Listeria monocytogenes, which is causing havoc in South Africa. The Republic of Rwanda had earlier warned Ghana to ban the importation of some food products from South Africa to avert the ...

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