“The CDC estimates that nearly 48 million people fall ill and 3000 people die annually as a result of foodborne illness. Listeria is a concern due to the high percentage of fatalities that occur as a result of contracting listeriosis. Many of these cases are preventable.
During this virtual event, experts will discuss challenges and tangible best practices in Listeria detection, mitigation and control.
* Addressing food manufacturing and preventing the introduction of the pathogen
* Risk-based and practical regulatory approaches that address risks associated with the presence of Listeria in food production and achieve key public health goals relative to the pathogen
* How to implement a strong Listeria control program
* Testing and challenges from a lab perspective: What does one do with an ambiguous result?”