• A third of Australians at risk of Listeria infection

    6 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    One in three Australians could be at risk of Listeria infection, according to the Food Safety Information Council.
    Research, conducted by Omnipoll, found one in three people are either at risk of infection themselves or live in a household with someone at risk.
    A third of these at-risk households had never heard or Listeria infection and two in ten couldn't name any of the foods they needed to avoid or cook to prevent illness.
    The risk category includes pregnant women; people with a chronic disease that suppresses the immune system and those over 65 years old.
    Awareness of the pathogen was...
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