2015 Listeria Workshop

Evaluation of Risk Factors for Foodborne Listeriosis

Date: June 16-18, 2015 Location: Greenbelt Marriott Hotel, Greenbelt, MD, USA



Cargill, Inc. ConAgra Foods Inc. General Mills, Inc. GMA Science and Education Foundation Kraft Foods Inc. Nestlé North America Patrizia Barone, University of Maryland Alumnus Unilever


Background Download PDF Program Agenda Download PDF Participants List Download PDF Workshop Summary (White Paper) Coming Fall 2015


NOTE: FDA presentations are excluded from this posting, as the agency is currently deliberating Listeria policy; which currently prohibits publication of its scientific data on this subject. Sophia Kathariou Download PDF

Whole Genome Sequencing of Listeria monocytogenes: A Public Health Revolution

Peter Gerner-Smidt (DHHS, CDC) Download PDF

Genetic markers linked to and/or responsible for Listeria monocytogenes virulence attenuation

Martin Wiedmann (Cornell University) Download PDF

Comparisons of Virulence among 2011 Cantaloupe Outbreak Strains

Mary Alice Smith, Ph.D. (University of Georgia) Download PDF

Definition of a no growth food and what factors are considered to determine a growth / no growth food

Philip Bronstein (FSIS) Robert Buchanan (UMD) Leon Gorris (Unilever) Marcel Zwietering (WUR) Download PDF

Conditions that influence Listeria monocytogenes growth in food products

Philip Bronstein (FSIS) Download PDF

Listeria monocytogenes ecology: Produce environment and persistence

Martin Wiedmann (Cornell University) Download PDF

Research Update on Listeria in Fresh Produce - Post-Harvest Processing, Packaging and Distribution

Elliot Ryser (Michigan State University) Download PDF

Risk Mitigation Through Identification of Sources of L. Monocytogenes in Artisan/Farmstead Cheese-making Operations

Catherine Donnelly (The University of Vermont) Download PDF

Prevalence, Persistence and Control Listeria monocytogenes in Retail Delis

Haley Oliver (Purdue University) Download PDF

Listeria monocytogenes a Model System for Studying Persister Cells

Stephen Knabel (UP) Download PDF

2011 IRAC-JIFSAN Listeria monocytogenes Dose-Response Workshop

Janell Kause (USDA-FSIS) Régis Pouillot (FDA-CFSAN) Mary Alice Smith (UGA) Eric Ebel (USDA-FSIS) Download PDF

Workshop on Evaluation of Risk Factors for Foodborne Listeriosis

Richard Whiting (Exponent, Inc.) Download PDF

FAO/WHO Listeria monocytogenes Quantitative Microbiological Risk Assessment

Robert Buchanan (Center for Food Safety and Security Systems - University of Maryland) Download PDF

FSIS 2003 "In-Plant" Deli Meat Risk Assessment, Regulatory Actions

Eric Ebel (USDA-FSIS) Download PDF

Interagency Risk Assessment for L. monocytogenes in Retail Delis

Janell Kause (USDA-FSIS) Régis Pouillot (FDA-CFSAN) Daniel Gallagher (VA Tech) Sherri Dennis (FDA) Download PDF

Workshop on Evaluation of Risk Factors for Foodborne Listeriosis

Richard Whiting (Exponent, Inc.) Download PDF

Opportunities to Collect Data and Improve Lm Risk Assessments

Janell Kause (USDA-FSIS) Download PDF

A comparative risk assessment for Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat meat and poultry products

Daniel Gallagher (VA Tech) Eric Ebel (USDA-FSIS) Janell Kause (USDA-FSIS) Download PDF

Improving Lm Risk Assessment

Daniel Gallagher (VA Tech) Download PDF