Prevention of Listeria Hysteria for Mushroom Growers and Packers

BD FSQ Mushrooms Canada Microbiological Consulting Report

Ready-to-eat fresh-cut produce including mushrooms are subjected to the provisions of the Canadian Policy on Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Foods and the USFDA Food Safety Modernization Act Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food. Although there have been no reported cases of listeriosis attributed to mushrooms, food safety recalls due to Listeria monocytogenes in mushrooms in recent years were devastating to the recalled mushroom growers and packers (packers) and the mushroom industry.

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