Listeria belongs to the family of bacteria which additionally contains 9 other species. Listeria monocytogenes can cause diseases and infections in humans and animals. It can be found in soil, plants and water, hence makes it way into food and feed. Therefore it is very important to test products which could have been in contact with soil, plants or water. The Tentamus Group can help you with that and provide testing and analytical services worldwide.
The following video of the European Food Safety Authority further explains what Listeria is and how consumers can prevent.