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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.
Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says

Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says

BfR symposium: Current trends and causes of foodborne disease outbreaks

BfR symposium: Current trends and causes of foodborne disease outbreaks

Researchers produce synthetic phages that attack broader range of bacterial strains

Researchers produce synthetic phages that attack broader range of bacterial strains

Researchers develop new genomic analysis method for identifying Yersinia strains

Researchers develop new genomic analysis method for identifying Yersinia strains

New study shows how immune cells process and use energy

New study shows how immune cells process and use energy

Researchers discover most virulent representatives of listeriosis pathogen

Researchers discover most virulent representatives of listeriosis pathogen

IDT chosen as primary supplier of NGS oligo products for Clear Labs’ NGS-based food safety platform

IDT chosen as primary supplier of NGS oligo products for Clear Labs’ NGS-based food safety platform

Comprehensive gene activity database could significantly reduce animal use

Comprehensive gene activity database could significantly reduce animal use

NHS braces itself for more deaths following listeria outbreak

NHS braces itself for more deaths following listeria outbreak

Study uncovers how simpler organisms manage recycling of incomplete proteins

Study uncovers how simpler organisms manage recycling of incomplete proteins

Brazilian researchers reveal bactericidal action mechanism of violacein

Brazilian researchers reveal bactericidal action mechanism of violacein

Key proteins can block Listeria without triggering the death of host cells

Key proteins can block Listeria without triggering the death of host cells

Autophagy can help combat Salmonella and other pathogens

Autophagy can help combat Salmonella and other pathogens

Isolating Bacterial Pathogen DNA from Food Samples

Isolating Bacterial Pathogen DNA from Food Samples

Immunologists uncover the immune system's unknown messenger

Immunologists uncover the immune system's unknown messenger

Widespread confusion among consumers on food date labels lead to unnecessary discards

Widespread confusion among consumers on food date labels lead to unnecessary discards

Whole-genome sequencing and sharing real-time data could limit spread of foodborne bacteria

Whole-genome sequencing and sharing real-time data could limit spread of foodborne bacteria

High fat reduces efficiency of the immune system to fight infectious disease

High fat reduces efficiency of the immune system to fight infectious disease

Researchers repurpose gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop better antibiotics

Researchers repurpose gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop better antibiotics

Michigan-based food manufacturer ordered to discontinue operations after recurrent food safety violations

Michigan-based food manufacturer ordered to discontinue operations after recurrent food safety violations