Monthly Archives: June 2011

Do You Have Bed Bugs?

(Taken from Supply Sanitation Systems’ newsletter: The Arrow … Straight Talk) The bug making the most noise these days is the bed bug. Not just found in beds anymore, these guys are making headlines daily. Schools are bagging children’s belongings, consumers … Continue reading

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Chlorine fumes send food processing workers to hospital

I’ve been following yesterday’s story about the chlorine fumes that sent 100 plus Tyson Food workers to the hospital. Per the Meatingplace article by Rita Jane Gabbett (must be a member of Meatingplace to access this article), workers at the company’s … Continue reading

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Have you tried biobased cleaners, degreasers & solvents?

Per my recent post, the BioPreferred Program encourages the use of biobased products, which are derived from plant or animal feedstock such as soybeans, corn, kenaf, flax, jute and numerous other types of crops that are harvested. There are 50 … Continue reading

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False Positives in Food Processing

Everyday more and more people ask us questions about false positives in food processing such as: Do high levels of quat-based products support the growth of Listeria spp? Could the quat product lead to positive results on Listeria testing of … Continue reading

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The BioPreferred Program for Biobased Products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s BioPreferred program was created by the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (2002 Farm Bill), and expanded by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 Farm Bill). It promotes the purchase … Continue reading

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