Phage Preparation Effective Against Listeria monocytogenes
ListShield™ is an all-natural, non-chemical antimicrobial preparation for controlling the foodborne bacterial pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. The active ingredients of ListShield™ are naturally occurring bacteriophages that selectively and specifically kill L. monocytogenes. ListShield™ is specifically designed for treating foods that are high risk for L. monocytogenes contamination. It can also be used to eliminate or significantly reduce the levels of L. monocytogenes on non-food contact equipment, surfaces, etc. in food processing plants and other food establishments. ListShield™ is ideal for use in HACCP programs that have identified L. monocytogenes control as a potential problem.
ListShield™ received a "Best of What's New" award in 2006 from Popular Science magazine.
ListShield™ is the choice for eliminating or significantly reducing contamination of food with L. monocytogenes because it:
Reduction of Listeria monocytogenes on chicken breasts by combined treatment with UV-C light and bacteriophage ListShield.
Yang, S., Sadekuzzaman, M., and Ha, S.-D.
Applicability of commercial phage-based products against Listeria monocytogenes for improvement of food safety in Spanish dry-cured ham and food contact surfaces.
Food Control, 2017
Gutiérrez, D., Rodríguez-Rubio, L., Fernández, L., Martínez, B., Rodríguez, A., and García, P.
Bacteriophage cocktail significantly reduces or eliminates Listeria monocytogenes contamination on lettuce, apples, cheese, smoked salmon and frozen foods
Food Microbiology, 2015
Perera, M., Abuladze, T., Li M., Woolston, J., and Sulakvelidze, A.
Bacteriophage Administration Reduces the Concentration of Listeria monocytogenes in the Gastrointestinal Tract and Its Translocation to Spleen and Liver in Experimentally Infected Mice.
International Journal of Microbiology , 2010
Mai, V., Ukhanova, M., Visone, L., Abuladze, T., and Sulakvelidze, A.
Optimizing Concentration and Timing of a Phage Spray Application To Reduce Listeria monocytogenes on Honeydew Melon Tissue.
Journal of Food Protection, 2004
Leverentz, B., Conway, W.S., Janisiewicz, W., and Camp, M.J.
Biocontrol of Listeria monocytogenes on Fresh-Cut Produce by Treatment with Lytic Bacteriophages and a Bacteriocin.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2003
Leverentz, B., Conway, W.S., Camp, M.J., Janisiewicz, W.J., Abuladze, T., Yang, M., Saftner, R., and Sulakvelidze, A.
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