Table 1: Outbreaks of gastroenteritis due to Listeria monocytogenes.

Year of outbreakNumber of casesSerotypeImplicated sourceReference

1993181/2bRice salad [41]
1994451/2bChocolate milk [30]
199715664bCold-corn-and-tuna salad[31]
199851/2aCold smoked trout [42]
2000321/2Corned beef and ham[43]
2001161/2aDelicatessen meat [44]
2001481/2aCheese [45]