BAC Down! Give bacteria the cold shoulder. Keep your refrigerator at 40° F or below. Use a thermometer to monitor. The bacterium Listeria monocyotogenes can grow at refrigerator temperatures.
Pregnant women, young children and people with weakened immune systems are at greater risk of Listeriosis.
For more information visit the source link above for a collection of wonderful resources, including:
BAC Down! Fact Sheet - Downloadable 2-page version of the 4-color brochure for easy in-house reproduction.
FDA Fact Sheet
USDA Fact Sheet
These resources come from The Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE), a not-for-profit organization that unites industry associations, professional societies in food science, nutrition and health, consumer groups, and the U.S. government to educate the public about safe food handling.