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Food Product Pathogen Contamination

Pathogen Food % contaminated
Salmonella spp. Raw poultry
Raw pork
Raw shellfish
40-100
3-20
16
Staphylococcus aureus Raw pork
Raw chicken
Raw beef
73
13-33
16
Clostridium perfringens
Campylobacter jejuni
Escherichia coli
Raw pork/chicken
Raw chicken/turkey
Raw beef/pork/poultry
39-45
45-64
1.5-3.7
Bacillus cereus Raw ground beef
Raw rice
43-63
100
Listeria monocytogenes Fresh potatoes
Fresh radishes
26
30
Yersinia enterocolitica Raw pork
Raw milk
Raw vegetables
49
48
46
Vibrio spp.
Giardia lamblia, Norwalk
Raw seafood
Water
33-46
30

 

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