Department of Health

Guide for EHOs and food businesses: Clean-up guidance for Listeria monocytogenes detection in food

Clean-up guidance for Listeria monocytogenes detection in food

This purpose of this guidance is to assist environmental health officers and food businesses in the appropriate course of action to take following Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) bacterial contamination in a food sample. And also to ensure that food businesses can effectively clean and sanitise both the premises and their equipment to reduce the risk of further contamination.


Food safety
Date published
14 Feb 2017
3 pages

Reviewed 15 February 2017

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