Date published: 
24 July 2019
Intended audience: 
General public
image of the bacteria Listeria

The Chief Medical Officer has released a statement about recent cases of Listeria infection in Australia.

For information on listeria and food visit the Food Standards Australia New Zealand website.

You can also learn about what Listeria is by reading our fact sheet.

To find out what foods to eat or avoid when pregnant, visit the NSW Food Authority website.

If you have questions or need more information about the investigation into the cases of Listeria infection, please contact the relevant state or territory health department.