Monthly Archives: August 2011

Should You Avoid Cleaners Containing Triclosan in Your Food Processing Plant?

A recent article in the New York Times by Andrew Martin (you must sign-up for a free account to read this article) discusses whether or not triclosan is safe in consumer products. Triclosan is a chemical found in a … Continue reading

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Control and Prevent Mold in Your Food Processing Plant

Using the proper chemicals to clean and sanitize is the best way to control mold in your food processing plant. A few tips to keep in mind include:  Use a good chlorinated cleaner to help control mold issues Sanitize and … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites: Interesting Food Sanitation Blogs & Articles for the week of 8/19/11

More interesting blog posts and articles from the past few weeks on food sanitation topics. Here’s a roundup of a few of our favorites with excerpts from each one: Possible E. coli contamination spurs 70,000-lb ground beef recall By Dani … Continue reading

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Ecologo Revision Addresses Asthmagens in Hard Surface Cleaners and Sanitizers

According to a recent Clean Link article, the Ecologo program has revised its standards for hard surface cleaners and sanitizers and their limits on asthmagens (chemicals or compounds that are known to trigger asthma attacks). Asthma affects 25 million Americans … Continue reading

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Process Control and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Food Safety Magazine has an interesting article titled Process Control and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Authors Richard F. Stier and John G. Surak, Ph.D., have had about 6 months to study the FSMA and found some interesting parts. … Continue reading

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