In recent weeks, you may have seen news stories with misleading headlines that suggest you could contract COVID-19 via frozen foods or packaging. Rest assured, there are no reports of individuals contracting COVID-19 via consuming
American Frozen Food Institute’s International Expert Panel Publishes New Manuscript on Risk Management of Listeria Monocytogenes (Lm) in Food Control Journal
October 16, 2020 Arlington, VA – The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) announces the publication of a new manuscript, “Alternative Approaches to the Risk Management of Listeria monocytogenes in Low Risk Foods,” now available online in Food Control, an international scientific
Advancing Frozen Food Safety: University of Georgia Evaluates Environmental Monitoring Programs in Frozen Food Industry
Advancing Frozen Food Safety: Cornell Develops Novel Food Safety Assessment Tool Arlington, Va. – New research funded by the Frozen Food Foundation developed a modeling tool to assist the frozen food industry with understanding and managing listeriosis risks.
An Assessment of Listeriosis Risk Associated with a Contaminated Production Lot of Frozen Vegetables Consumed under Alternative Consumer Handling Scenarios
New research funded by the Frozen Food Foundation developed a risk assessment tool to evaluate the risk of Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in specific batches of frozen foods. The findings are published in the December 2019 issue of Journal of Food Protection.
As Americans strive to eat healthier and add more fruits and vegetables to their diets, a study from the University of Georgia (UGA) has a simple message for consumers: think frozen. In partnership with the Frozen Food
Nearly 90 percent of Americans fail to consume the recommended amounts of vegetables and nearly 80 percent fail to meet dietary recommendations for fruit.
This study focused on developing and testing a computer model that has the potential to pinpoint locations in a food manufacturing facility where Listeria monocytogenes might be found.
Design Elements of Listeria Environmental Monitoring Programs in Food Processing Facilities: A Scoping Review of Research and Guidance Materials
A scoping review was conducted to collate and synthesize available research and guidance materials on Listeria EM in food processing facilities. An exhaustive search was performed to identify all available research, industry and regulatory documents, and search results were screened for relevance based on eligibility criteria. The comprehensive collection of documents identified and synthesized in this review aids continued efforts to minimize the risk of Lm contaminated foods.