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- Vorster, René, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Food control 2016 v.62 pp. 208-215
- Listeria monocytogenes; avocados; cross contamination; equipment; financial economics; floors; food matrix; food pathogens; heat treatment; human diseases; human resources; monitoring; quality control; ready-to-eat foods
- ... Listeria monocytogenes can grow and multiply in various food matrices and cause severe human illness. Apart from the influence on consumer health, L. monocytogenes contamination of ready-to-eat (RTE) food products causes major economic losses due to product recalls. Control of foodborne pathogens in RTE food products is a challenge, specifically in foods that cannot undergo a heat-treatment during ...