Category Archives: Foodborne Illness

ARE YOU REALLY SAFE? WHATS YOU’RE RISK?

surface-biofilm

Biofilm is lurking and you may not even know it. Could it be in your piping, CIP Lines or on your equipment? It might be and you don’t even know it. Rather than you treating the entire plant with a … Continue reading

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What’s the Most Misused Word?

What is the most misused word in the world of FOOD Plant Sanitation? The most misused word will surprise you. It’s biofilm. Biofilm is a misguided, misused, maligned word whose meaning has gone fallow. What do I mean?   In the … Continue reading

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With winter coming on have you checked your dock levelers in your shipping and receiving area?

As the weather changes from summer to winter the rodents are also changing where they live. Dock levelers in food processing plants are a good place for rodents to build a new home. Scraps of wood, paper, plastic, ingredient spillage, … Continue reading

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At 56 years old I always know where the plant rest rooms are!

At 56 years old, I always know the location of the closest restroom and during the course of a recent plant visit I needed to use the restroom. And I had a thought. Maybe Supply Sanitation Systems should  create a  Best Practice … Continue reading

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DON’T FORGET ABOUT ME! signed L. m.

Winston Churchill

“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it”. …Sir Winston Churchill Listeria was discovered in 1924 by Murray, Webb and Swann who named the microbe Bacterium monocytogenes. Then in 1929 it was renamed as Listerella monocytogenes … Continue reading

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