South Africa Class Action Against Tiger Brands Over Outbreak to be Certified
A deputy judge in South Africa indicated his willingness to certify a class action against Tiger Brands in South Africa following the worst listeria outbreak in history linked to processed meat similar to bologna and hot dogs. The outbreak resulted in at least 216 deaths including almost 100 infants under 28 days old who were infected before birth and lasted for nearly a year and a half. Investigators for the government and in the private sector have not been able to determine how the outbreak strain was introduced to the affected factory. Andersen Sleater Sianni represents individuals in class actions against companies, who sell products that are not what they are represented to be. Click here to read more about Tiger Brands lawsuit.