Even though the death rate in the listeriosis outbreak was 27%, it still took officials over a year to identiy the source of the foodborne disease outbreak.
Eating salad can be a highly risky experience and sprouts are probably the most risky product.
BioSteam, a Queensland based and Australian owned business, has been supplying commercial and industrial mobile steam cleaning systems for over 15 years.
It has been estimated that about 25% of food safety recalls relate to poor environmental hygiene and sanitation controls.
Vaisala has patented a novel method and device for measuring vaporised hydrogen peroxide.
The HydroClaw nozzle quickly cleans tanks, eliminates maintenance downtime associated with clogged spray balls and has no moving parts.
The AutoJet Food Safety Spray System from Spraying Systems Co applies mould inhibitor with comprehensive coverage and minimal waste.
While there can be vast differences between the regulations, expectations and auditing of food manufacturers and producers across the country, one thing remains constant — risk management is a key to success.
The cost to a food business of a single foodborne outbreak is much higher than the cost of implementing preventive measures.
Tork Cleaning Cloths are produced using endless fibre technology called exelCLEAN, which increases the strength of the cloth.
Rhima wheelie bin washers are entirely constructed in stainless steel and are built to food-grade standards.
The system uses electro-chemical activation (ECA) technology to produce a powerful cleaner and sanitiser using just high-purity salt, water and electricity.
Researchers have identified several compounds that may be effective in containing Listeria’s virulence — or ability to produce disease.
It is possible that bacteriophages, bacteria-killing viruses, could be used to hunt down and kill bacteria that cause food poisoning and for food processors to routinely use phages for decontamination.
The Ramex 7802 foamer has been developed to produce better foam and deliver higher sanitation performance.