• Study summarizes decade of surveillance for Listeria in Chile

    9 days ago - By Food Safety

    Researchers have looked at the types of Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from food and people during a 10-year period in Chile.
    Results of tests show Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from 2008 to 2017 in the city of Santiago indicate serotypes 1/2a, 1/2b and 4b are the most common in food products and from clinical cases, according to the study published in the Food Microbiology journal .
    A total of 365 Listeria monocytogenes strains were analyzed. They were isolated from 2008 to 2017 from 40 patients and food products including cheese, cooked meat, cooked sausage, fresh...
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