Sources and survival of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh, leafy produce

15 Oct 2018

Sources and survival of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh, leafy produce

Listeria monocytogenes is an intracellular human pathogen which enters the body through contaminated food stuffs and is known to contaminate fresh leafy produce such as spinach, lettuce and rocket. Routinely, fresh leafy produce is grown and processed on a large scale before reaching the consumer through various products such as ...