Articles Tagged with ''sanitation''

Engineering R&D

Surface appeal: Novel antimicrobial for direct food contact

Novel antimicrobial quickly neutralizes broad range of pathogens on food contact surfaces; now takes aim at direct food contact.

 Chlorine- and ammonia-based disinfectants and sanitizers are typically used as interventions or rinses to eliminate dangerous bacteria, fungi, viruses and foodborne pathogens on food preparation and food processing areas. 


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Food Safety

Automated cleaning and sanitation saves time, produces better results

CIP and COP systems benefit from automated washing systems that make use of spraying equipment matched to the right chemical media.
With FSMA in place and many processors seeking GFSI certifications, effective cleaning and sanitation are more important than ever.
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3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. invites Student Travel Scholarship Award applications

The program will help students participate in the organization’s annual education program, to be held May 12-16.
To be eligible, a student must be enrolled full time in a food technology, food science, dairy science or related program.
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Engineering R&D

Using nature’s disinfectants

The photohydroionization disinfection process combines several non-chemical, non-penetrating radiation approaches, which together can effectively kill harmful microorganisms in food, air and water.
The process has been approved in food processing plants inspected by the USDA, FDA and FSIS
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Tech Update

Tech Update: Meat and poultry processing

Equipment advances help minimize product contamination while raising production efficiency.
From freezing and frying to cleanliness and coding, new technologies make tasks easier.
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Technology Sourcebook

Boot sanitizing station

 The Best Sanitizers HACCP Defender low-moisture, automatic boot sanitizing station uses a 1-way, pass-through design to support traffic flow; adding a floor mat with dry sanitizing or cleaning powder provides traction for exiting the sanitizing station.  


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Field Reports

Conveying system helps quadruple output for chip maker

Production no longer has to be halted when diverting product—just one of the many examples of improved efficiency.

 The most significant efficiencies have come from the installation of a new conveyor system by Walker Custom Sheet Metal. 


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Technology Sourcebook

Rust-resistant reels

Hannay 9000 Series rust-resistant industrial manual and power rewind hose reels stand up to harsh environments and industrial settings including food processing and bottling plants. 


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TECH FLASH

The many sides of sanitation: What manufacturers should consider when enhancing sanitation measures

New FSMA provisions are expected to place even more stringent regulations on sanitation practices.
Tom Egan of PMMI discusses equipment sanitation as a component of advancing food safety standards.
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Plant Sanitation

Top five ways to get your plant sanitation FSMA-ready

Although the final FSMA preventive controls and cGMP provisions may be more than a year away, now is the time to develop and apply requisite science-based food safety plans.

On January 4, 2013, two years after the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law, FDA issued its proposed Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC) regulations.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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2014 October

The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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