Listeria pp 10-29 | Cite as

Outbreaks: Causes and Lessons to be Learnt

  • Chris Bell
  • Alec Kyriakides
Part of the The Practical Food Microbiology Series book series (PFMS)


A large number of listeriosis outbreaks linked to the consumption of food products has occurred in the last two decades. Table 2.1 summarizes Information concerning a few of these outbreaks, indicating both the worldwide nature of outbreaks and the wide range of foods involved. These have been summarized by McLauchlin (1996).


Fermentation Electrophoresis Chlorine Acidity Nitrite 


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© C. Bell and A. Kyriakides 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Bell
    • 1
  • Alec Kyriakides
    • 2
  1. 1.UK
  2. 2.Sainsbury’s Supermarkets LtdLondonUK

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