Tiger Brands Ltd (TBSJ.J)
19 Mar 2018
* Tiger Brands shares dip on listeria outbreak hit (Adds bourse, analyst comments, updates rand)
* Received notice of two class action suits against firm (Recasts with Pretoria plant closure)
BRIEF-Tiger Brands Says Continued Extensive Testing Of Products, Production Facilities Beyond Polokwane, Germiston
* CONTINUED EXTENSIVE TESTING OF PRODUCTS AND PRODUCTION FACILITIES BEYOND POLOKWANE AND GERMISTON
* OPERATIONS AT CLAYVILLE ABATTOIR ARE BEING WOUND DOWN WITH OBJECTIVE OF SUSPENDING OPERATIONS COMPLETELY BY 31 MARCH 2018
JOHANNESBURG, March 19 South Africa's Tiger Brands said on Monday it expected its meat products unit to record a monthly loss of up to 33 million rand ($2.7 million) after it suspended operations at four sites after a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people in 14 months.
BRIEF-Tiger Brands Says DoH report Confirms Presence Of Listeria Monocytogenes St6 Strain In Polokwane Factory
* ENTERPRISE FOODS RECEIVED REPORT FROM DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ON MARCH 8 WHICH CONFIRMS PRESENCE OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES ST6 (LST6) STRAIN
JOHANNESBURG, March 6 South Africa's rand and government bonds firmed on Tuesday after data showed the economy expanded more than expected at the end of last year, while stocks also ended the session higher as food company Tiger Brands recovered from three-month lows.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa said on Monday producers of cold meat products were to blame for delays in tracing the cause of the world's worst listeria outbreak, which has killed 180 people in the past year. | Video
* Zambia, Mozambique, Namibia, Malawi take action on imports (Adds outbreak world's largest, neighbouring states take action)
JOHANNESBURG The chief executive of Tiger Brands said on Monday there was no direct link between the deaths of more than 180 people who tested positive for listeria and its processed cold meat products.