Articles by Topic - Sanitation

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News: The Norovirus Versus Cruise Ships

The outbreak of norovirus that sickened nearly 700 people—630 passengers and 54 crew members—on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas cruise ship in January was caused by a newer strain of the virus known as the Sydney strain, the CDC reported. The strain first emerged in 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

Features: Components for an Effective Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Program

Determining which organisms to target, the risk evaluation, factors in a sampling plan, and the corrective actions

Features: Next Generation Pest Management

Greener services, scientific progress, and technical developments are contributing to the concept of ‘Next Generation’ Pest Management

Features: Avoid Stagnancy: Only Settle for Dynamic Pest Programs

Improving a program based on pest activity and trends can make all the difference between a successful pest management plan and an inefficient one

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News: Bird Flu Strains Could Re-Emerge in Upcoming Flu Season

Avian influenza viruses continue to pose threats to human and animal health, and vigilance is necessary to prevent their spread through the food chain, officials at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations say in a warning issued last month in advance of the upcoming flu season.

Features: Keep It Clean

Sanitation will play a big part in FSMA implementation, requiring proper disinfecting practices to reduce microbial contamination on equipment and other surfaces

Features: Eliminate Bugs Where They Live

Identifying the problem areas in the plant where microorganisms can find a home

Features: Get Staff On Board with IPM

Coordinating with staff on how they can play a role in pest control adds more value to your management program

Features: Handwashing’s Risks and Rewards

The lack of standards and processes for hand hygiene complicates the effort to reduce the risk of foodborne illness in food service and retail

Departments: Spot-On Sanitation Methods

Providers are meeting the needs of the food industry with innovative equipment, supplies, and services




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