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Listeria monocytogenes is the species of pathogenic bacteria that causes the infection listeriosis.

14 05, 2019
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Can You Get Sick From Contaminated Ice?

2021-07-15T19:46:40+02:00By |Categories: Food Safety, News|Tags: |

Reading Time: 3 minutes Can Bacteria Really Live in Ice? Simply put, yes, bacteria that can cause serious harm to humans are able to survive in ice cubes. Common misconceptions are that ice is too cold to harbour bacteria. Unfortunately, that’s just not the case. Bacteria such as Listeria monocytogenes are even able to survive in ice-cream, as was the case in an ongoing outbreak in the US involving blue bell ice-cream.

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