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Listeria is a bacterial genus containing seven species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery, Joseph Lister, Listeria species are Gram-positive bacilli and are typified by ''L. monocytogenes'', the causative agent of listeriosis.
Sustainable Food Packaging that Protects Food from Microbes

Sustainable Food Packaging that Protects Food from Microbes

Study shows how two distinct groups of Tregs play different roles at different times

Study shows how two distinct groups of Tregs play different roles at different times

Intracellular pathogens trick the host’s immune system to evade destruction

Intracellular pathogens trick the host’s immune system to evade destruction

‘Smart’ food packaging material kills microbes and keeps food fresh

‘Smart’ food packaging material kills microbes and keeps food fresh

Combining food science and computer programming to help the food industry stop Listeria outbreaks

Combining food science and computer programming to help the food industry stop Listeria outbreaks

New mapping tool could help trace foodborne pathogens like listeria

New mapping tool could help trace foodborne pathogens like listeria

New packaging film can keep strawberries fresh for up to 12 days

New packaging film can keep strawberries fresh for up to 12 days

Scientists discover five unknown and novel relatives of listeria species

Scientists discover five unknown and novel relatives of listeria species

Researchers identify specific proteins that play a key role in the development of dendritic cells

Researchers identify specific proteins that play a key role in the development of dendritic cells

Food additives prove to be efficient at controlling bacteria on tomatoes preharvest

Food additives prove to be efficient at controlling bacteria on tomatoes preharvest

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills microbes

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills microbes

Wild strains of salmonella find a backdoor entry into plants

Wild strains of salmonella find a backdoor entry into plants

A synthetic microbial system can determine location of origin for objects

A synthetic microbial system can determine location of origin for objects

Study shows how vulnerable cells armor themselves against infection

Study shows how vulnerable cells armor themselves against infection