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Case Studies in Food Safety and Authenticity by Jeffrey Hoorfar

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Tracing the source of persistent contamination of ready-to-eat chicken products with Listeria monocytogenes in Italy

retired. V. Biguzzi and G. Pezzotti,     Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Umbria e le Marche, Italy

M.V. Gianfranceschi and D. De Medici,     Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy

Abstract:

Listeria monocytogenes is a Gram-positive, facultative intracellular bacterial pathogen that can cause a severe invasive disease (listeriosis), mainly in immunecompromised, elderly individuals and pregnant women. Its control in the poultry chain requires strict hygiene practices. We report the case of an Italian poultry meat production plant, where high numbers of chicken wurstels (a frankfurter sausage made from chicken) were ...

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