Guidance for Controlling Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in Retail Delicatessens (Brochure)
Guideline ID FSIS-GD-2015-0015
Issue Date June 2015
This guidance document is a brochure version of the FSIS Best Practices Guidance for Controlling Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in Retail Delicatessens. The guidance document provides best practice tips for delicatessen operators. Topics discussed are Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), listeriosis, cleaning and sanitizing, product handling, employee practices, and facility and equipment controls. It relates to 21 USC 623(d) and 464(e); 9 CFR 303.1(f), 381.10(d)(4), 303.1(d)(1), and 381.10(d)(1).
Disclaimer: The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.