• Experts create models to assess Listeria risks in some foods

    7 days ago - By Food Safety

    Scientists have developed formal risk assessment models for Listeria monocytogenes in certain foods.
    The models need to be tested and reviewed before being made public, said experts at a meeting organized by the World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
    Findings come from a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meeting on Microbial Risk Assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in foods in October. The focus was on leafy greens, frozen vegetables, cantaloupe, and ready-to-eat seafood. A summary has been released but a full report will be published later as part...
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