Listeria monocytogenes in Foods.

@article{Jordan2018ListeriaMI,
  title={Listeria monocytogenes in Foods.},
  author={Kieran Jordan and O Mcauliffe},
  journal={Advances in food and nutrition research},
  year={2018},
  volume={86},
  pages={
          181-213
        }
}
Listeria monocytogenes causes listeriosis, a rare foodborne disease with a mortality rate of 20%-30%. The elderly and immunocompromised are particularly susceptible to listeriosis. L. monocytogenes is ubiquitous in nature and can contaminate food-processing environments, posing a threat to the food chain. This is particularly important for ready-to-eat foods as there is no heat treatment or other antimicrobial step between production and consumption. Thus, occurrence and control of L… CONTINUE READING
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