Entitled Time-temperature profiles and Listeria monocytogenes presence in refrigerators from households with vulnerable consumers, one of the most recent publication of SafeConsume talks about consumers practices for refrigerated storage of food. In the European domestic refrigerators, a considerable variation of the temperature was reported. Vulnerable consumers could be at risk due to storage practices because the variability of temperature could favor psychotropic pathogen growth, like Listeria monocytogenes, which presence was put into evidence in some refrigerators.

The paper is published in Food Control, the official scientific journal of the European Federation of FoodScience and Technology (EFFoST) and the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST), an international journal that provides essential information for those involved in food safety and process control and has an impact factor of 4.248.

The authorship belongs to Loredana Dumitrașcu (first author), Anca Ioana Nicolau, Corina Neagu and Daniela Borda (corresponding author), a team from the Faculty of Food Science and Engineering from the University Dunarea de Jos of Galati (UGAL), Pierrine Didier and Christophe Nguyen-The (INRAE, France), Isabelle Maître (ESA-INRA, France), Silje Elisabeth Skuland (SIFO, Norway), Trond Møretrø and Solveig Langsrud (Nofima, Norway), Monica Truninger (ICS-UL, Portugal), Paula Teixeira and Vânia Ferreira (UCP, Portugal) and Lydia Martens (Keele University, UK).

As this publication adresses consumers behaviour, we recommend to have a look and find what temperature should you keep your refrigerator set at to prevent food spoilage and to ensure food safety. Please follow the link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.107078