Posts tagged Whole Genome Sequencing
Listeriosis Outbreaks from Ready-to-Eat Meat Have Resumed: Why and What now?

For a 15-year span between 2003-2017 there were no Listeria monocytogenes outbreaks linked to federally-inspected ready-to-eat meat processing plants. In autumn of 2018, that streak of success ended with the announcement by CDC of two outbreaks from sliced ham and pork patty rolls. An outbreak investigation of deli meat and/or cheese was reported on April 17, 2019. There’s a shocking similarity to all of these outbreaks.

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