Author Archives: Ron Gotlieb

Don’t Let Bearing and Friction Grease Contaminate your Food

Bearing grease and friction grease (metal rubbing on Teflon or plastic conveyors) is a major cause of product contamination in food facilities. It’s generally discovered during pre-op inspection where the white conveyor has run and tracked the grease around the … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Listeria in Your Drains

Drain Foaming

Drains in food production facilities are the most common location that Listeria can be found. A study done by the USDA/FSIS found that 30% of drains in food and beverage production facilities tested positive for Listeria. For this reason it … Continue reading

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Are You Doing  Enough to Control Listeria?

doorway foamer

How to control Listeria with Floor foamers. Continue reading

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Sanitation Costs, Are Yours Hidden?

Sanitation Labor Cost

There are obvious sanitation costs and hidden costs to a sanitation program. We discuss some of the “hidden” costs in this article and how to cut them. Continue reading

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USDA: Nearly 30% of food processing drains test positive for listeria

Our 5 step drain-cleaning process.

Typical drains in food processing environments require specific sanitation. At S3 Sanitation Cleaning we are actively involved each day in cleaning all types of food plants. In order to maintain a consistent drain program, we have found that the following simple … Continue reading

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