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Found 10 records similar to Food Microbiology - Targeted Surveys - 2014 - 2017 Bacterial Pathogens in Fresh Leafy Vegetables - Final Report

Federal

​​A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in mechanically tenderized beef steaks analyzed 975 samples for E. coli O157:H7 and generic E. coli. Of the 975 samples, 386 samples were also tested for non-O157 Verotoxigenic E. coli (non-O157 VTEC). No E. coli O157:H7 and non-O157 VTEC were found in any of the samples. Generic E. coli was found in 3 samples.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 16, 2020
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Escherichia coli O157, Non-O157 VTEC, Escherichia coli, Mechanically tenderized beef steak, Pathogen, Bacteria, Food Safety
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
Federal

A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in dried sprouted seed products analyzed 1,936 samples for Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7), non-O157 Verotoxigenic E. coli (non-O157 VTEC), Salmonella species (spp. ), Bacillus cereus (B. cereus), Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens), Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and generic E. coli. Over 97% of dried sprouted seed products were assessed as satisfactory. For the remainder of the samples, CFIA conducted appropriate follow-up activities such as facility inspections and additional sampling.

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, Escherichia coli O157, Non-O157 VTEC, Bacillus cereus, Clostridium perfringens, Staphylococcus aureus
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

​​In response to pork-associated O157 Shiga Toxin Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) outbreaks in Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency investigated the occurrence of STEC in Canadian retail raw ground pork during the period of 1 November 2014 to 31 March 2016. O157 STEC and non-O157 STEC strains were isolated from 1 (0.11%) of 879 and 13 (2.24%) of 580 pork samples, respectively.

Last Updated: Apr. 12, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 29, 2022
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Raw gound pork, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), E. coli O157, Non-O157, Prevalence, Pathogen, Retail, Generic E.coli, Targeted survey
Federal

​​A targeted survey analyzed 2595 samples of frozen fruits and vegetables for smoothies for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) and generic Escherichia coli (E. coli). Additionally, of the 2595 samples, 1800 were tested for Salmonella species (Salmonella spp.) and E. coli O157. Salmonella spp., E. coli O157 and generic E. coli were not found in any of the samples.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 25, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Food safety, Frozen fruits, Frozen vegetables, Ready-to-eat, Food microbiology, Targeted survey, Retail, Prevalence
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 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 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 analyzed 3,071 samples of cucumbers for bacterial pathogens such as 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. High levels of generic E. coli were found in three samples. The CFIA conducted appropriate follow-up activities resulting in facility inspections, additional sampling and/or implementation of corrective actions by the processing facilities.

Last Updated: Feb. 23, 2022
Date Published: Aug. 15, 2018
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Shigella, Escherichia coli, Cucumber, Pathogen, Bacteria, Food Safety
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