• Norwegian agency assesses Listeria risk from sushi

    28 days ago - By Food Safety

    Proper storage of raw seafood and good hygiene is important to avoid contaminating sushi with Listeria at amounts that can cause illness, according to a risk assessment in Norway.
    The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment looked at Listeria monocytogenes in sushi after a Norwegian Food Safety Authority request, so the agency can update its advice on eating sushi for pregnant women and other vulnerable groups.
    The likelihood of vulnerable groups being exposed to Listeria in concentrations that can cause illness varies according to whether the contaminated item is eaten as...
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