The FDA is Using Cutting-Edge Technology in Investigating Foodborne Illnesses

This whole genome sequencing technology was used to help strengthen the FDA’s evidence of a strain of Listeria bacteria.  Listeria was responsible for a multi-state outbreak of a cheese product.

The type of cheeses in which Listeria was found.

Some of the types of cheeses in which Listeria was found.

To read more about this breakthrough technology used to help keep our foods safe, click here.

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