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Listeria is a bacterial genus containing seven species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery, Joseph Lister, Listeria species are Gram-positive bacilli and are typified by ''L. monocytogenes'', the causative agent of listeriosis.
Cornell researchers develop a “digital twin” to help the food industry stop Listeria outbreaks

Cornell researchers develop a “digital twin” to help the food industry stop Listeria outbreaks

New genomic and geological mapping tool may help track the deadliest of foodborne pathogens

New genomic and geological mapping tool may help track the deadliest of foodborne pathogens

Experts reveal ways of dealing with fear and provide scope for confidence

Experts reveal ways of dealing with fear and provide scope for confidence

Bioactive packaging can keep strawberries fresh for up to 12 days

Bioactive packaging can keep strawberries fresh for up to 12 days

Researchers develop mathematical model to prevent botulism

Researchers develop mathematical model to prevent botulism

Key protein helps bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease to set up house in host cells

Key protein helps bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease to set up house in host cells

Researchers identify important factor in the development of dendritic cells

Researchers identify important factor in the development of dendritic cells

Cognitive biases can help create and worsen foodborne disease outbreaks

Cognitive biases can help create and worsen foodborne disease outbreaks

Researchers use Doppler to look inside living cells, track their metabolic activity

Researchers use Doppler to look inside living cells, track their metabolic activity

Scientists examine the virulent potential of Listeria strains in pigs

Scientists examine the virulent potential of Listeria strains in pigs

Environmental monitoring shows SARS-CoV-2 contamination of surfaces in food plants

Environmental monitoring shows SARS-CoV-2 contamination of surfaces in food plants

Food safety scientist receives prestigious award

Food safety scientist receives prestigious award

Researchers discover both good and bad kitchen habits in different European countries

Researchers discover both good and bad kitchen habits in different European countries

FDA takes action against Illinois-based food manufacturer for repeated food safety violations

FDA takes action against Illinois-based food manufacturer for repeated food safety violations

Study: Cobalt-doped titanium-dioxide stops the reproduction of listeria monocytogenes

Study: Cobalt-doped titanium-dioxide stops the reproduction of listeria monocytogenes

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

Study shows how listeria bacterium invades human and animal cells

Study shows how listeria bacterium invades human and animal cells

New immunotherapy for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer shows promise in clinical trial

New immunotherapy for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer shows promise in clinical trial

Rats on the rampage as leftovers from closed restaurants become scarce, warns CDC

Rats on the rampage as leftovers from closed restaurants become scarce, warns CDC

Researchers create new coating to prevent cross-contamination between fresh produce

Researchers create new coating to prevent cross-contamination between fresh produce