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EU to extend criteria for Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat food to the whole food chain – WTO SPS consultation

Published by AGRINFO on ; Revised

Summary

The European Commission has informed the World Trade Organization Sanitary and Phytosanitary (WTO SPS) Committee that it proposes to extend a food safety criterion for Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat food – “Listeria monocytogenes not detected in 25 g” – that is currently applicable to food at the production stage (G/SPS/N/EU/764).