Listeria is a common bacteria found in soil, water, and some animals, including cattle, according to the U.S. Health Department’s website: Foodsafety.gov. It can also be present in raw milk and foods made from raw milk. Unlike many food pathogens, Listeria can grow in cold temperatures in the refrigerator. It is killed by cooking and pasteurization. Common sources of Listeria include ready-to-eat deli meats, hot dogs, meat spreads, unpasteurized dairy… Read More »What is Listeria?