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Listeria claims another 5 lives

Just weeks after South Africa announced the biggest listeria outbreak in world health history, Australia fell victim to this deadly biological agent. A variety of cheeses made in France and sold in supermarkets and retail stores around Australia have been recalled today following concerns of a potential Listeria contamination in the food products. The NSW […]

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What you need to know about Listeria monocytogenes

Listeriosis is a serious infection caused by the germ Listeria monocytogenes. People usually become ill with listeriosis after eating contaminated food. The disease primarily affects pregnant women, newborns, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems. It’s rare for people in other groups to get sick with Listeria infection. Listeriosis is usually a mild illness […]