Microbiology (137)

Listeria as a bacterial genus contains several species, however, only one is known to be pathogenic to humans and of real concern to food, dairy, and beverage processors - Listeria monocytogenes.

The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in food products

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The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) and safefood today released findings from a comprehensive study which shows a potential low-level risk of illness for consumers who eat non-ready-to-eat* frozen vegetables, fruits or herbs without prior coo

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On 2 September 2021, France reported an increase in Salmonella Enteritidis ST11 infections. By 11 January 2022, 272 confirmed cases had been reported in five European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries and the United Kingdom (UK): Denmar

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Campylobacteriosis was the most reported zoonosis in the EU in 2020, with 120,946 cases compared to more than 220,000 the previous year. It was followed by salmonellosis, which affected 52,702 people compared to 88,000 in 2019. The number of reported

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