Listeria monocytogenes. Picture: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Johannesburg - Food company Tiger Brands said on Monday it had decided to recall to include all products at the Pretoria facility of its Value Added Meat Products (VAMP) brand, after a national recall both its Polokwane and Germiston over a listeriosis outbreak.

"Production at the plant, which produces the company’s SNAX brand, will also be suspended," the company said in a statement. 

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"This decision was taken as a result of the detection of Listeria monocytogenes at the facility, following heightened testing protocols which have been introduced."

African News Agency/ANA