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Given that visual inspection remains the first line of defence in many food preparation facilities and serveries, it is not surprising that there has been intense interest in developing a way of conferring inherently bactericidal properties on stainless steel surfaces and utensils—making them in effect “self-disinfecting.”
Features: Pest Threats: Keeping the Enemy Out
If facility managers are going to be successful in their battle against pests, not only do they need to be aware of proper prevention and detection techniques, but most importantly, they must know their enemy. Here are the most common pests found in and around food processing plants.
Soil detection, indicator microbial detection, and pathogen detection systems designed for hygiene monitoring programs in concert with plant sanitation
The five factors to consider for pest management documentation in order to be audit-ready at any time
The fundamentals for controlling risk factors associated with food contamination
Excellent hygiene in and outside the plant helps minimize the need for treatment.
Features: A Look at the New Strain of Norovirus
A new strain of norovirus, known as “GII 4 Sydney” since it was first identified in Australia last year, has caused more than 140 outbreaks of stomach illness in the U.S. from the time when it first emerged here in September 2012. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, GII 4 Sydney is now responsible for at least 60% of the norovirus outbreaks in the U.S.
Departments: Keep Your Food Lab Pest-Free
How a complete, proactive program assures a sanitary facility.
Equipment ensures that Papa John's totes, buggies, and containers are consistently cleaned and sanitized while improving throughput speed and reducing labor costs
Departments: Food Safety Happens in a Vacuum
System sprays down, sucks up sterile liquid to get pathogens off food surfaces