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Found 10 records similar to Food Microbiology - Targeted Surveys - 2014 - 2016 Parasites in Fresh Leafy Vegetables - Final Report

Federal

​​A targeted survey on parasites in imported whole fresh sugar snap and snow peas analyzed 932 samples for Cyclospora cayetanensis (C. cayentanensis), Cryptosporidium species (spp.) and Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii). Of the 932 samples, 489 were also tested for Giardia spp. All samples were found to be free of parasites.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 16, 2020
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Cryptosporidium, Toxoplasma gondii, Giardia, Sugar Snap Peas, Snow Peas, Pathogen
Federal

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. All 483 samples were found to be free of parasite DNA.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 28, 2019
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Cryptosporidium, Toxoplasma, Giardia, Fresh Whole Mushrooms, Pathogen, Parasites
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 3,962 samples of powdered infant formula for bacterial pathogens. All samples were tested for Enterobacteriaceae. Of the 3,962 samples, 2,965 were tested for generic Escherichia coli (E. coli) and Salmonella spp. and 997 samples were tested for Cronobacter spp.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 28, 2019
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Cronobacter, Enterobacteriaceae, Powdered Infant Formula, Pathogen, Bacteria
Federal

​​A targeted survey analyzed 1186 samples of dairy ice cream for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) and Aerobic Colony Count (ACC). Additionally, of the 1186 samples, 387 were tested for Salmonella species (Salmonella spp.) and total coliforms. L. monocytogenes and Salmonella spp.

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, Ice cream, Food microbiology, Targeted survey, Retail, Prevalence, Canada, Pathogen
Federal

A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in pre-prepared, refrigerated baked desserts analyzed 2,975 samples for generic Escherichia coli (E. coli), Bacillus cereus (B. cereus), Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens), Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) and Salmonella species (spp.). No C. perfringens and Salmonella spp. were found in any of the samples. Elevated levels of B. cereus were found in 3 samples.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 28, 2019
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria monocytogenes, Baked goods
Federal

A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in a variety of refrigerated, multi-ingredient, ready-to-eat processed foods analyzed 4,851 samples for generic Escherichia coli (E. coli), Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) and Salmonella species (spp.). Additionally, of the 4,851 samples, 3,282 samples were analyzed for Bacillus cereus (B. cereus), Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) and Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus). No C. perfringens, Salmonella spp. and generic E. coli were found in any of the samples.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 28, 2019
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria monocytogenes, Multi-ingredient Ready-to-eat foods
Federal

A targeted survey on bacterial pathogens in seed powder and plant-based protein powder analyzed 583 samples of seed powder and 245 samples of plant-based protein powder for generic Escherichia coli (E. coli), Salmonella species (spp. ), B. cereus, Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) and Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus). No Salmonella spp. and S. aureus were found in any of the samples.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 28, 2019
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Seed Powder, Plant-based Protein Powder
Federal

​Following two O121 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) outbreaks linked to wheat flour, this study was conducted to gain baseline information on the occurrence of bacterial pathogens and levels of indicator organisms in wheat flour in Canada. A total of 347 pre-packaged wheat flour samples were analyzed for Salmonella species (spp. ), STEC, Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes), aerobic colony count (ACC), total coliforms and generic Escherichia coli (E. coli). Salmonella spp.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 26, 2021
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Wheat flour, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), Prevalence, Aerobic colony count (ACC), Total coliforms, Pathogen, Retail, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella
Federal

A targeted survey analyzed 3,173 samples of chocolate-based confectionaries for bacterial pathogens. All samples were tested for Salmonella spp., coliforms and generic Escherichia coli (E. coli). No Salmonella spp and generic E. coli were found in any of the samples. High levels of coliforms were found in 3 samples.

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 28, 2019
Organization: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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Keywords:  Microbiology, Targeted Surveys, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Coliforms, Chocolate-based confectionary, Pathogen, Bacteria, Food Safety
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