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Tip of the Week: Don’t Turn Treats into Tricks – Tips for Managing Allergens
Tip of the Week: Don’t Turn Treats into Tricks – Tips for Managing Allergens
With Halloween quickly approaching and candy buckets soon to be loaded with everyone’s favorite treats, people with food allergies depend on manufacturers to ensure their safety.
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Tip of the Week: What is ATP Swabbing?
Tip of the Week: What is ATP Swabbing?
The ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) is a rapid testing method to assess the cleanliness of a food contact surface.
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Tip of the Week: Back to the Basics -- Handwashing
Tip of the Week: Back to the Basics -- Handwashing
Do you know if your employees wash their hands effectively prior to entering production areas? Read our guidelines on proper handwashing in a food production facility.
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The Reasons Foot Baths Exist
The Reasons Foot Baths Exist
Footwear can be a source of transferring pathogens from low to high risk production areas. A foot sanitizing bath is a very simple form of biosecurity that helps prevent the potential spread of disease.
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Q&A: 3 Ways to Know if the Facility Equipment is Really Clean and Food Safe
Q&A: 3 Ways to Know if the Facility Equipment is Really Clean and Food Safe
Question: I'm a sanitation manager. How do I know if my equipment is really clean and food safe?
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Sanitary Transportation Facebook Live Q&A
Sanitary Transportation Facebook Live Q&A
Senior Director of Client Development, Judi Lazaro took to Facebook Live to present her tips on sanitary transportation and AIB's latest Consolidated Standard for Inspection.
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What is important in a master cleaning schedule?
What is important in a master cleaning schedule?
A master cleaning schedule includes cleaning of equipment, tools, containers, structures, and grounds, and identifies the area or equipment to be cleaned, the time period between each cleaning, and the person(s) responsible for the cleaning.
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Tip of the Week: CIP vs. COP
Tip of the Week: CIP vs. COP
Clean-in-place (CIP)/ Clean-out-of-place (COP) systems are important in the way manufacturers sanitize and clean their facilities. However, it is highly important to have skilled operators to handle both the systems to ensure effective cleaning.
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Changeover Allergen Cleaning Challenges and Options
Changeover Allergen Cleaning Challenges and Options
Undeclared allergens are a leading reason for recalls in the global food industry, with huge financial loss to involved parties. An estimated 250 million people around the world are affected by food allergies. Once ingested, a food allergen triggers an immune response in an allergic person, causing reactions that vary in severity from mild (e.g., hives) to severe (e.g., throat swelling, difficulty breathing, or anaphylactic shock). Even the faintest amount of the allergen present can be lethal to a highly allergic person.
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