FSIS Microbiological Testing Program for Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Meat and Poultry Products: Table 24
|Percent Positive Listeria monocytogenes Tests for RTE meat and poultry, Calendar Year 2009*|
|Number of Samples||2,761||8,158||1,351||12,270|
|Number of Positives||7||35||3||45|
|Percent Positive a||0.25||0.43||0.22||0.37|
* Starting in the fourth quarter of CY 2009 a new complex product coding system was put into effect and as a result the RTE data will be reported by project rather than by product category. Comparison to CY 2008 data can be done by using the project summary data.
a (Number Positive/Number Analyzed)