FSIS Microbiological Testing Program for Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Meat and Poultry Products: Table 26
|Percent Positive Listeria monocytogenes Tests for RTE meat and poultry, Calendar Year 2010*|
|Number of Samples||3,153||8,704||1,854||13,711|
|Number of Positives||10||24||4||38|
|Percent Positive a||0.32||0.28||0.22||0.28|
* 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 x 100)