How to Prevent Listeriosis Outbreaks | ChefVicky.com

The ongoing multistate outbreak of food poisoning associated with cantaloupes has put a bad bug called Listeria monocytogenes in the spotlight.

What is Listeria Monocytogenes?

It’s a harmful bacterium that causes a foodborne illness called listeriosis. It’s found in the environment – soil, water, decaying vegetation, and the intestinal tract of animals.

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