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Found 10 records similar to Food Microbiology - Targeted Surveys - Final Report - Bacterial Pathogens and Indicators in Frozen Berries and Frozen-Cut Fruits and Vegetables for Smoothies - April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020

Federal

​​A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in raw milk cheese analyzed 2,009 samples for Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157. Of the 2,009 samples, 1,723 samples were tested for generic E. coli, Salmonella species (spp. ), Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes). No Salmonella spp., E. coli O157 or generic E. coli were found in any of the samples.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 16, 2020
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Raw milk cheese, Pathogen
Federal

A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in fresh leafy vegetables analyzed 5,508 samples for Salmonella, Shigella, non-O157 Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli (non-O157 VTEC), Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli O157 (E. coli O157), and generic Escherichia coli (E. coli). No Salmonella, Shigella, and E. coli O157 were found in any of the samples. Non-O157 VTEC was found in 1 sample and elevated levels of generic E. coli were found in 25 samples. The CFIA conducted appropriate follow-up activities resulting in facility inspections and/or additional sampling.A targeted survey analysed 483 samples of fresh mushrooms for the presence of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) from the following enteric parasites of concern: Cyclospora cayetanensis, Cryptosporidium species, Toxoplasma gondii, and Giardia species.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 28, 2019
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Shigella, Escherichia coli, non-O157 Verotoxigenic Eschericia coli, Leafy Vegetables, Pathogen
Federal

​​A targeted survey analyzed 59 samples of cold brewed coffee for the following bacteria: Salmonella species (spp. ), Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157, Aerobic Colony Count (ACC) and generic E. coli. No Salmonella spp., E. coli O157 and generic E. coli were found in any of the samples. ACC was found in 15 samples.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 6, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Food Microbiology - Targeted Surveys- Cold Brewed Coffee
Federal

A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in fresh-cut ready-to-eat fruits analyzed 2,621 samples for Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, Shigella, Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7, and generic E. coli. No Salmonella, Shigella or E. coli O157:H7 were found in any of the samples. Listeria monocytogenes was found in fourteen samples and elevated levels of generic E. coli were found in one sample. The CFIA conducted appropriate follow-up activities.

Last Updated: Feb. 21, 2022
Date Published: Aug. 15, 2018
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Shigella, Escherichia coli, Fresh-cut Fruits, Pathogen
Federal

​A targeted survey analyzed 2947 samples of fresh whole stone fruits for the presence of Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7, Salmonella species (spp. ), Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) and generic E. coli. Additionally, of the 2947 samples, 1001 were tested for Shigella. No Salmonella spp., E. coli O157:H7 and Shigella were found in any of the samples tested.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 2, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Food Safety, Stone fruits, Food microbiology, Targeted survey, Retail, Prevalence, Canada, Pathogen
Federal

A targeted survey analyzed 2,400 in-shell nut samples, 2,612 shelled nut samples, and 1,142 nut butter samples for bacterial pathogens such as Salmonella, Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) (nut butters only), and generic E. coli. No E. coli O157:H7, L. monocytogenes or generic E. coli were found in any of the samples. Salmonella was found in five in-shell nut samples. The CFIA conducted appropriate follow-up activities.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Aug. 15, 2018
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli, Nuts, Nut Butters, Pathogen
Federal

A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in pre-packaged, fresh-cut, ready-to-eat vegetables analyzed 2,675 samples for Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, Shigella, Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7, and generic E. coli. Salmonella, Shigella, E. coli O157:H7, and generic E. coli were not found in any samples. Six samples were found to contain Listeria monocytogenes. The CFIA conducted appropriate follow-up activities for the Listeria monocytogenes contaminated samples resulting in product recalls and/or the implementation of corrective actions by the processing facilities.

Last Updated: Feb. 21, 2022
Date Published: Aug. 15, 2018
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Shigella, Escherichia coli, Pre-Packaged Fresh-cut Vegetables, Pathogen
Federal

​A targeted survey analyzed 60 samples of kombucha for bacterial pathogens. All samples were tested for Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157 (E. coli O157), Bacillus cereus (B. cereus), Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and generic Escherichia coli (E. coli). All samples were found to be free of bacterial pathogens.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 16, 2020
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Fermented Tea, Kombucha
Federal

​​A targeted survey analyzed 318 samples of oats for the presence of Salmonella species, Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 and Bacillus cereus. Additionally, of the 318 samples, 120 were tested for Clostridium perfringens, Staphylococcus aureus and generic E. coli. The other 198 samples were tested for total coliforms and Aerobic Colony Count. All samples were found to be free of bacterial pathogens.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jul. 6, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Food safety, Oats, Food microbiology, Targeted Survey, Retail, Prevalence, Canada, Pathogen
Federal

A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in bean sprouts and seed sprouts analyzed 3,221 samples for Salmonella, E. coli O157:H7, and generic E. coli. Some of these samples were also tested for non-O157 Verotoxigenic E. coli (VTEC). E. coli O157:H7 was not found in any samples. Six samples were found to contain non-O157 VTEC.

Last Updated: Feb. 21, 2022
Date Published: Aug. 15, 2018
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Verotoxignic Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli, Sprouts, Pathogen, Bacteria
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