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Hygiena Expands Testing Portfolio to Cover Entire Contamination Detection Spectrum

    Hygiena Expands Testing Portfolio to Cover Entire Contamination Detection Spectrum

With the extension of its testing product range to include polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based systems, Hygiena now covers the entire spectrum of reliable contamination detection, from sample collection to screening of indicator organisms to specific microbial characterisation.
These products are suitable for large and small manufacturers of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), as well as large corporate laboratories […]

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It’s a Double-whammy For Verner Wheelock at RSPH Prize-giving and AGM

    It’s a Double-whammy For Verner Wheelock at RSPH Prize-giving and AGM

There were double celebrations for Verner Wheelock at this year’s prestigious Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) AGM in London recently. The top prizes for the Level 4 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing and Level 4 Award in HACCP both went to Verner Wheelock delegates.
Yanis Skerstins (pictured above right), a Global A&A auditor at […]

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New Features in the GEA A-Tec Spiral Freezer Provide Additional Hygiene and Space Benefits

    New Features in the GEA A-Tec Spiral Freezer Provide Additional Hygiene and Space Benefits

GEA has announced two new options for its trusted A-Tec spiral freezer for the North American market that provide significant hygiene and practical benefits to its food processing customers while maintaining all the essential and unique performance features of the range. By locating the fan electrical motor outside the freezer, GEA has made the A-Tec much easier to […]

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Eilersen Electric Launches the World’s First Hygienic Beam Load Cell

    Eilersen Electric Launches the World’s First Hygienic Beam Load Cell

Eilersen is releasing a new series of digital load cells in a hygienic (aseptic) design for dynamic weighing, process weighing, filling, packaging and general weighing applications targeted primarily at food and pharma customers. The new hygienic design is unique without any exposed bellow grooves, facilitating easy cleaning to minimize the risk of bacteria and contaminants […]

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Hygienic Sealed Wall Kerbing Within Food and Drink Factories

    Hygienic Sealed Wall Kerbing Within Food and Drink Factories

In the food and drink factories it is an important factor when manufacturing, processing, packaging and distributing quality products, daily. With various processing areas in a factory it is imperative that the construction of the factory will not impede production or fail due to its impact wear.
With strict demands within the food and drink industry […]

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Flowcrete UK’s New White Paper Explores HACCP and What it Means for the Food Industry

    Flowcrete UK’s New White Paper Explores HACCP and What it Means for the Food Industry

Implementing an effective Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) food safety management system is a central priority for today’s food and beverage producers, as it is critical to complying with the standards of domestic and international regulatory authorities, governments and consumers.
Flowcrete UK has produced a white paper entitled What is a HACCP Food Safety […]

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Hygienic Drainage Design Within the Meat Processing Industry

    Hygienic Drainage Design Within the Meat Processing Industry

In the meat processing industry it is vital to maintain high hygiene standards to ensure the fresh meat goods are safe for consumers. On a daily basis regular and thorough cleaning regimes are in place to avoid the risk of contamination.
There are a few factors to consider when designing a factory, which will help to […]

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Hygienic Stainless Steel Environments Within Dairies

In dairy industries it is vital that hygiene standards are kept to a very high standard. To do this, the choice of materials used in the construction of a dairy are required to cope with the daily processing and production demands.
Drainage and wall kerbing, which make up part of a dairy, are important products that […]

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Clean in Place (CIP) – Process Safety With the CombiLyz Conductivity Meter

By Stefan Blust, Business Manager Food & Beverage, Baumer
The food and beverage industry is faced with continually rising quality standards, increasing cost pressure and strict hygienic regulations. As a result, requirements for processing systems and their efficient cleaning are growing. With an accuracy of 1% and a measuring range of 500 μS/cm to 1000 mS/cm, […]

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Innovative Self-priming Pump Does Double Duty For Dairies

    Innovative Self-priming Pump Does Double Duty For Dairies

By Allan Bruun, Industry Manager, Dairy, Market Unit Food, Alfa Laval
Are you looking for a self-priming pump that improves energy efficiency and reduces noise levels, as well as meeting the latest hygienic design standards? Using airscrew technology, the Alfa Laval LKH Prime sets a new standard in self-priming pump technology.
Based on the Alfa Laval LKH […]

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Nearly 20,000 UK Restaurants Risk Losing Customers Due to Poor Food Hygiene

    Nearly 20,000 UK Restaurants Risk Losing Customers Due to Poor Food Hygiene

Restaurants with low food hygiene ratings are risking their survival, with 61% of consumers saying they’ll boycott such establishments, according to research from Checkit (http://www.checkit.net/). 18,379 restaurants, takeaways, sandwich/coffee shops, hotels and pubs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are at risk, as they currently have a Food Standards Agency Food Hygiene Rating of two […]

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Hygienic Building Protection

    Hygienic Building Protection

In food and drink factories, hygiene is an important factor when manufacturing, processing, packaging and distributing quality products. It is imperative that the construction of the factory will not impede production or fail due to impact or wear.
With light and heavy equipment and machinery travelling throughout the premises there is chance of collisions into the […]

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Safety Under Foot With Resin Flooring

    Safety Under Foot With Resin Flooring

Efficiency and safety under foot in a food factory is high priority when it comes to deciding a new floor. In addition, various types of daily traffic travels through the processing and packaging areas making it imperative for the flooring to be durable.
John Lord were commissioned to manufacture and install a suitable flooring for a […]

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No Flies on Rentokil – Innovative Trap Designed to Combat Pesky Flies at Commercial Food Premises

    No Flies on Rentokil – Innovative Trap Designed to Combat Pesky Flies at Commercial Food Premises

Rentokil has launched its latest innovation in pest management – the Rentokil Fly Box. Designed to be installed in or outside commercial food premises, the box contains a mixture of pheromones and insecticide to attract and eliminate flies from waste and refuge areas.
The Rentokil Fly Box’s unique design is underpinned by research from Rentokil’s Global […]

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Marel Poultry Uses Innovation to Tackle Topical Issues

    Marel Poultry Uses Innovation to Tackle Topical Issues

Poultry producers are facing new challenges all the time. Key current issues are hygiene, food safety, sustainability and satisfying ever increasing demand for meat from the world’s growing population. How is Marel coping with these challenges? For Marel, there is only one way to go and that is to innovate.
Growing World Population
The worldwide increase in […]

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3M – Optimising Food Safety, Quality and Productivity

3M applies science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $30 billion in sales, 3M’s 90,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. 3M invests about 5.6 per cent of its sales revenue in research and development and is recognised as a global innovator1, producing more than 3000 patents each year.
3M’s 8,500 scientists […]

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Mitigate Cross-contamination Risk With Hygienic Pallets

    Mitigate Cross-contamination Risk With Hygienic Pallets

With food and beverage exports having doubled over the past decade, Jim Hardisty, MD of Goplasticpallets.com, provides examples of hygiene best practice in logistics.
According to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), there are nearly 30 industry groups such as the Food Storage & Distribution Federation, and the industry’s 400,000 employees feed nearly 64 million people […]

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Flowcrete Takes Food Safe Flooring Message to Food and Drink Industry

    Flowcrete Takes Food Safe Flooring Message to Food and Drink Industry

Flowcrete UK is taking its expertise on how to create floors that meet the highest food safety standards to several leading food & beverage industry events throughout 2016. The resin flooring manufacturer will be attending both the Foodex show at Birmingham’s NEC on the 18th April as well as the 6th Annual European Food Safety & […]

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Anti-Slip Flooring For Greasy Meats

    Anti-Slip Flooring For Greasy Meats

In food production it is vital that the correct flooring is chosen for maximum safety and efficiency around the workplace. The main flooring requirements in the food industry are a balance of durability, cleanability and an anti-slip profile, which all contribute to a safe and hygienic environment.
John Lord have a long-standing and successful relationship with […]

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Durable and Hygienic Wall Kerb

    Durable and Hygienic Wall Kerb

In food and drink factories, hygiene and cleaning is an important factor when manufacturing, processing, packaging and distributing quality products, daily. With various processing areas in a factory it is imperative that the construction of the factory will not impede production or fail due to impact or wear.
Recently, Aspen Stainless were commissioned to install their […]

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Hardwearing Stainless For Dairies

    Hardwearing Stainless For Dairies

In food and drink factories, hygiene and cleaning is an important factor when manufacturing, processing, packaging and distributing quality product daily. With various processing areas in a factory it is imperative that the construction of the factory will not impede production or fail due to impact or wear.
Aspen Stainless were appointed as the manufacturer, supplier […]

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Durable Resin Flooring For Snack Foods

    Durable Resin Flooring For Snack Foods

Efficiency and safety under foot in a snack food factory is high priority when it comes to deciding a new floor. In addition, various types of daily traffic travels through the processing and packaging areas making it imperative for the flooring to be durable.
John Lord were commissioned to manufacture and install a suitable flooring for […]

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Busch Introduces the First Hygienic Vacuum Pump

    Busch Introduces the First Hygienic Vacuum Pump

The first vacuum pump with hygienic design in the world has been introduced by Busch Vacuum Pumps and Systems. This new rotary vane vacuum pump was developed specially for foodstuffs packaging with tray sealers and thermoforming machines, and is designed to be cleaned using steam jets and conventional detergents. The unit surfaces are smooth and […]

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Sweet Hygienic Resin Flooring

    Sweet Hygienic Resin Flooring

In food production it is vital that the correct flooring is chosen for maximum safety and efficiency around the workplace. The main flooring requirements in the food industry are a balance of durability, cleanability and an anti-slip profile, which all contribute to a safe and hygienic environment.
Recently John Lord was commissioned to manufacture and install […]

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Factory Protection for Food and Drink Processing

    Factory Protection for Food and Drink Processing

In demanding food and drink processing environments where constant pedestrian and vehicular traffic passes through, maintaining a hardworking and efficient factory is very important. One of the main elements in the food and drink industry is the construction and protection of the building. Having inappropriate or non-existent protection to the facility can be very costly […]

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Next Generation Hygienic Pallet Launched!

    Next Generation Hygienic Pallet Launched!

Goplasticpallets.com has introduced to its range a new, improved version of its Hygienic pallet, which has been optimised for superior performance in automated conveyor systems.
Jim Hardisty, Managing Director of Goplasticpallets.com, says: “Our Hygienic plastic pallet has been a popular favourite with the food and pharmaceutical industries since its UK launch in 2001, so we’re delighted […]

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Protection For Food Processing

In demanding food processing environments where constant pedestrian and vehicular traffic is present along with an extensive cleaning regime, a hardworking and efficient factory is very important. One of the main elements in processing areas is the drainage system, which takes care of all the waste water produced throughout the factory. Having inappropriate or non-existent […]

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Resin Flooring – A Long Term Relationship

In food production it is vital that the correct flooring is chosen for maximum safety and efficiency around the workplace. The main flooring requirements in the food industry are a balance of durability, cleanability and an anti-slip profile, which all contribute to a safe and hygienic environment.
John Lord has a long-standing and successful relationship with […]

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FloorTech® at the Forefront of Flooring Technology

    FloorTech® at the Forefront of Flooring Technology

FloorTech®  specialise in Trazcon® PMMA seamless resin flooring systems and are intimately familiar with the specific everyday challenges that the food and beverage industry is faced with. Being a HACCP Compliant company having served this industry for over 20 years, FloorTech® understands the paramount importance of hygiene, food safety regulations and litigation. They work closely […]

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The Advantages of Resin Floors in Food and Beverage Facilities

    The Advantages of Resin Floors in Food and Beverage Facilities

The durable, customisable and hygienic properties of resin floors means that they can provide food and beverage facilities with a wide range of advantages that help site managers to optimise the working environment.
A common attribute of all resin floors is that they create a seamless and impermeable surface. Combining this hygienic finish with stainless steel […]

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Protection For Food Processing

    Protection For Food Processing

In demanding food processing environments where constant pedestrian and vehicular traffic and equipment passes through, maintaining a hardworking and efficient factory is very important. One of the main elements in the food processing industry is the construction and protection of the building. Having inappropriate or non-existent protection to the facility can be very costly in […]

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Durable Flooring for Pie Manufacturing

    Durable Flooring for Pie Manufacturing

In food production it is vital that the correct flooring is chosen for maximum safety and efficiency around the workplace. The main flooring requirements in the food industry are a balance of durability, cleanability and an anti-slip profile, which all contribute to a safe and hygienic environment.
Recently John Lord was commissioned to manufacture and install […]

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Improved Bakery Production Facilities

    Improved Bakery Production Facilities

When maintaining a hygienic environment there are many elements to be considered by a contractor before any construction can begin. One of the main elements in the food processing industry is the drainage. Having an inappropriate drainage system in a processing room can lead to a number of problems that directly lead to bacteria build-up […]

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Sweet Hygienic Resin Flooring

    Sweet Hygienic Resin Flooring

In food production it is vital that the correct flooring is chosen for maximum safety and efficiency around the workplace. The main flooring requirements in the food industry are a balance of durability, cleanability and an anti-slip profile, which all contribute to a safe and hygienic environment.
Recently John Lord was commissioned to manufacture and install […]

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Optimal Cleaning Solutions From JEROS

    Optimal Cleaning Solutions From JEROS

Danish company JEROS has accumulated more than 50 years of experience and expertise in manufacturing industrial washing systems for the food industry, including dish washers, utensil washers, crate washers, conveyor tunnel washers, tray cleaners and cleaners for multi-head weigher components. JEROS has developed an extensive range of high quality products to meet the rigorous hygiene […]

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Attractive Resin Flooring in Retail

Busy retail food and drink environments demand a resin floor that is durable and low maintenance, yet highly attractive to create a positive shopping experience.
John Lord offers a range of decorative resin flooring that incorporate an infinitive variety of coloured ‘flakes’ or quartz aggregates to create unique design opportunities. Along with the wide-range of benefits […]

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Stainless Steel For Food Processing

Aspen Stainless by Canal Engineering Ltd has a long track record of providing safe, hygienic and long-lasting stainless steel products to the food and drink industry. Drainage systems, wall kerbing and protection from Aspen Stainless provide a total solution for demanding food and drink processing and manufacturing environments.
Aspen Stainless has the ability to manufacture and […]

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Smarter Cleaning Solutions From JEROS

    Smarter Cleaning Solutions From JEROS

Danish company JEROS specialises in the manufacturing of dish washers, utensil washers, crate washers, conveyor tunnel washers and tray cleaners for the food processing industry, as well as for the retail and food service sectors. With more than 50 years of experience, JEROS has developed a wide range of high quality products to meet the […]

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Latest Product Innovations From ASPEN at Foodex 2014

    Latest Product Innovations From ASPEN at Foodex 2014

In specialist food processing environments practicality is as important as maintaining the necessary hygienic conditions. Inappropriate working conditions directly affect the daily operations in food and drink processing, which develops health and safety problems that can stop operations in their tracks and lead to processing delays.
Recently, ASPEN by Canal Engineering Ltd has been working with […]

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New Hygienic Rooms For Fresh Food Processing

    New Hygienic Rooms For Fresh Food Processing

When maintaining a hygienic environment there are many elements to be considered by a contractor before any construction can begin. One of the main elements in the food processing industry is the flooring. Having an inappropriate flooring installed in a processing room that is in use and cleaned down on a daily basis can lead […]

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Specialist Resin Flooring For Walkers Snacks

    Specialist Resin Flooring For Walkers Snacks

In different food and drink environments it is vital that the correct flooring is chosen for maximum safety and efficiency around the workplace. The main flooring requirements in the food and drink industry are a balance of durability, cleanability, chemical resistance and anti-slip profile, which all contribute to a safe and hygienic environment.
Recently, John Lord […]

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Stainless Steel Products For Hygienic Environments

    Stainless Steel Products For Hygienic Environments

In food factories and specialist dairy industries, hygiene is major factor when manufacturing, processing and packaging goods for distribution. In 2012, ASPEN Stainless secured a contract for a super dairy in Aylesbury to manufacture and install thousands of metres of their stainless steel kerbing range and several large, high level gantries. Working hand in hand […]

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