Processing > Cleaning & sanitation

Klarion Cleaning and Sanitising System

01 April, 2018

The system uses electro-chemical activation (ECA) technology to produce a powerful cleaner and sanitiser using just high-purity salt, water and electricity.

Reducing Listeria’s virulence

19 March, 2018

Researchers have identified several compounds that may be effective in containing Listeria’s virulence — or ability to produce disease.

Phages to fight food poisoning

28 February, 2018

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.

Ramex 7802 foamer

15 February, 2018

The Ramex 7802 foamer has been developed to produce better foam and deliver higher sanitation performance.

Winter Olympics' security felled by norovirus

14 February, 2018

With 194 confirmed cases of norovirus at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, primarily among security guards, organisers have withdrawn more than 1200 security guards from their duties and replaced them with 900 soldiers.

Foamico cleaning system

09 February, 2018

Foamico cleaning equipment is claimed to reduce cleaning time by up to 40%, energy consumption by up to 60% and water usage by up to 25%.

Best Sanitizers HACCP SmartStep and HACCP Defender Footwear Sanitizing Stations

09 February, 2018

Best Sanitizers' HACCP SmartStep and HACCP Defender Footwear Sanitizing Stations use compressed air to deliver an atomised spray of Alpet D2 or Alpet D2 Quat-Free surface sanitiser to footwear soles.

Katermaster NitraOne glove

05 February, 2018

The NitraOne glove is a lightweight, comfortable, durable, disposable nitrile glove suitable for foodservice and handling, and general-purpose use.

FMCG Industry Solutions ProfilGate foreign matter capturing system

01 February, 2018

FMCG Industry Solutions has released ProfilGate, a foreign matter capturing system that actively captures metal, glass, sand, dirt and swarf fragments from tyres and shoes every time they travel over it.

Are vinyl gloves a food safety hazard?

23 January, 2018

Vinyl gloves are claimed to be inherently poorer fitting, more permeable to bacteria and viruses, more liable to develop holes during use and bad for the environment.

Avoiding major slip-ups

16 January, 2018

Spill management is an ongoing challenge for the Australian food industry. Due to the range of spill types and the circumstances where they can occur, it pays for businesses to invest the time and resources to develop effective spill management plans.

NZ stopping Italian stink bugs at its sea ports

11 January, 2018

In New Zealand the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has introduced new treatment requirements to stop brown marmorated stink bugs moving into New Zealand via sea containers from Italy.

Enware Tobin 500 Transport Bottle

30 November, 2017

Enware has introduced a new addition to its portable Safety Solutions, the Tobin 500 Transport Bottle with optional stand.

Alfa Laval GJ A2, GJ A6 and GJ PF FT rotary jet heads

23 October, 2017

Alfa Laval has added three rotary jet heads to its portfolio: GJ A2, GJ A6 and GJ PF FT.

Self-disinfection — new material claimed to reduce bacteria levels by 90+%

11 October, 2017

Bacteria — the scourge of food processing and health facilities. Now a new approach is on the horizon — scientists have developed a textile that disinfects itself. In fact, it is claimed that it can reduce bacterial loads by more than 90%.

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