Subsequently, the World Health Organisation (WHO) increased its technical support to South Africa in April to help contain the outbreak, strengthen support and prevent future outbreaks.
On 4 March earlier this year, the Minister convened an urgent press briefing that ended up recalling all ready-to-eat processed meat products produced by Enterprise Foods and Rainbow Foods where listeria was identified.
SA's biggest food retailers then removed products believed to be linked to food-borne disease.
Nearly 900 environmental health practitioners from every health district in South Africa have been retrained in factory inspections, food safety systems, and testing of factories for Listeria.
All processed meat factories in South Africa were inspected by the Health Department, the Incident Management Team, and various metropolitan and district municipalities. This ongoing process is expected to continue into September 2018.
Motsoaledi said the outbreak led to more than 203 deaths in South Africa.
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