USA: US meat plants must test for listeria, says USDA
US meat plants will be required to test for listeria themselves in future, as the US Department of Agriculture increases its efforts to control the spread of the harmful bacteria in hot dogs and deli meats. The USDA said that almost 2,500 meat plants in the US that produce ready-to-eat meat products will be required to develop a plan to prevent listeria and then test the plan to ensure its effectiveness.
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