Items Tagged with 'Listeria monocytogenes'


Regulations & Legislation

FSIS revised Lm directive

March 4, 2014
On Jan. 10, 2014, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) released its updated Directive 10,240.4, Rev. 3, entitled: “Verification Activities for the Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) Regulation and the Ready-To-Eat (RTE) Sampling Program.”
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Reser’s Fine Foods recall expands again

November 6, 2013
Reser’s Fine Foods, a Topeka, Kan. establishment, is expanding its recall of chicken, ham and beef products to include all products produced between Oct. 10 and Oct. 25, 2013.
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Regulations & Legislation

Does your deli product add risk at retail?

July 9, 2013
On May 22, 2013, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a joint public meeting
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Arkansas company recalls sausage products

March 13, 2013
Hot Springs Packing Co. Inc. is recalling approximately 6,120 pounds of chicken polish sausage and chicken breakfast link products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
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Meat Science Review

Properties of natural and organic 'naturally cured' meats

February 8, 2013

A somewhat unusual aspect to "cured" natural and organic processed meats is that nitrate and nitrite cannot be added as ingredients, because "preservatives" are not permitted in natural and organic foods. This has resulted in alternative meat-curing processes that utilize natural sources of nitrate, typically celery juice concentrate or powder. 

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New, improved Lm sampling program arrives

January 11, 2013
On Dec. 19, 2012, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued Notice 73-12 implementing changes in the agency’s two robust Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) sampling programs.
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FSIS issues public health alert for imported frozen "Butter Chicken With Basmati Rice" meals

December 3, 2012
FSIS is alerting the public of a recall being conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Aliya's Foods Limited for approximately 4,865 pounds of frozen butter chicken and rice products imported from Canada that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
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Refocused attention on Listeria control

October 4, 2012
This summer, the focus of FSIS’ attention has clearly been on the control of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli and Salmonella in certain raw meat or poultry products.
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Canadian processor recalls bacon on Listeria fears

August 15, 2011
Aliments Prince, S.E.C., an establishment from Ontario, Canada, is recalling approximately 380,000 pounds of diced bacon products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
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Pilgrim’s Pride recalls 7,000 additional pounds of chicken products

July 27, 2011
Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, a Mount Pleasant, Texas, establishment, is expanding its recall of ready-to-eat chicken products by an additional 7,072 pounds, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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