Botswana announces recall of SA processed meat

Earlier today, Mozambique and Zambia also confirmed they're pulling the products from their shelves.

A microscopic view of the listeria bacteria. Picture: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

JOHANNESBURG - Botswana has become the third country to announce the recall of South African processed meat over the listeriosis outbreak.

Earlier today, Mozambique and Zambia also confirmed they're pulling the products from their shelves.

At least 180 people have died from listeriosis since the outbreak was detected early last year.