Listeriosis News and Research

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Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, has recently been recognized as an important public health problem in the United States. The disease affects primarily persons of advanced age, pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. However, persons without these risk factors can also rarely be affected. The risk may be reduced by following a few simple recommendations.
Listeriosis and pregnancy

Listeriosis and pregnancy

New treatment for food poisoning

New treatment for food poisoning

Researchers synthesize nisin in a test tube

Researchers synthesize nisin in a test tube

Soft cheeses health threat to expectant mums

Soft cheeses health threat to expectant mums

Report finds Listeria Rule sparks major industry changes

Report finds Listeria Rule sparks major industry changes

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise