Measure, Monitor, Document
GENEVA, OH, January 30, 2017
Controlling Listeria monocytogenes Contamination Through Effective Time/Temperature Process Controls
On January 13, 2017, the FDA released updated draft guidance for the food industry detailing its recommendations for controlling Listeria monocytogenes (“Listeria”) contamination in ready-to-eat (“RTE”) food products. The draft guidance provides food processing facilities a framework for minimizing Listeria contamination in their products throughout the production process, including transportation, storage, and all stages of production line handling.