Listeria Attorney Listeria Lawsuit

An Introduction to Listeria

Listeria (pronounced liss-STEER-ē-uh) is a gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that can grow under either anaerobic (without oxygen) or aerobic (with oxygen) conditions. [4, 18] Of the six species of Listeria, only L. monocytogenes (pronounced maw-NO-site-aw-JUH-neez) causes disease in humans. [18] These bacteria multiply best at 86-98.6 degrees F (30-37 degrees C),

Saranac Brand Foods, a Saranac-based food processing company – where safety inspectors found unsanitary conditions, including listeria bacteria – is shutting down after federal attorneys requested that the company cease operations until it complies with food safety rules, according to court documents filed Thursday.

The filing came on the same day as attorneys representing the