Woolworth recalls frozen rice as precaution amidst listeria outbreak in Europe

SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa-based multinational retail company, Woolworths Holdings Limited has recalled a frozen savory rice mix as part of a worldwide product recall issued by the Hungarian Food Safety Agency (HFSA) following listeria outbreak in Europe, according to Reuters. The recall comes after one of Woolworths suppliers was identified as the likely source…

Woolworths pulls 32 cold meat products in widespread Listeria retailer recall

SOUTH AFRICA - Woolworths has joined the other retail companies in pulling 32 of Polony and Vienna cold meat products from Enterprise Foods after its parent company Tiger brands made the decision to recall the products. This came at the verge of Listeriosis outbreak indignation in the country after Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi announced…

Hilton Food, Woolworths strengthen meat processing joint venture

AUSTRALIA - Hilton Food Group and Woolworths Group Ltd have announced that they have reached an agreement to restructure their Australian joint venture. The agreement granted Hilton Foods Australia long term contracts to supply packaged and value added meat products to Woolworths supermarkets. According to their agreement, Hilton will take over the operation of Bunbury…