Oct 26, 2017
Clean in Place (CIP) is a method of cleaning the interior surfaces of pipes, process equipment, filters, and associated fittings without disassembly. Up until the 1950s, closed systems had to be manually disassembled and cleaned.
Sep 20, 2017
Carbon footprint: /noun/ the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, business, etc.
Aug 22, 2017
People tell you how important it is to drink enough water. Eight, 8 oz. glasses of water a day at the least is the most common recommendation. While many people do try to consume the recommended amount, few people take the time to question the safety of the water that they drink. Isn’t our water already safe? Do I need to worry about it?
Aug 23, 2016
When it comes to your health, you want to do everything you can to reach optimal wellness. But what if you do need to go into the hospital or an outpatient facility for surgery or other healthcare services? You expect that you will be well taken care of, and that you will be discharged with a cleaner bill of health than before you entered. However, that is not always the case.
Aug 01, 2016
Long before our food makes it to our kitchen tables, or even to our grocery cart, it goes through a food processing facility where it’s cleaned, packed, and readied for consumer consumption.
Jun 06, 2016
Just a few weeks ago, The New York Times, Fortune, and other magazines and news outlets began reporting on yet another instance of outbreak in a food processing plant – this time the suspected company is CRF Foods in Pasco, Washington.
May 06, 2016
There’s something satisfying about coming home from the grocery store or famer’s market with a haul of bright, colorful, fresh fruits and vegetables. And by now, we all know that it’s important to make sure they’re clean before we cook or eat them.
Apr 01, 2016
Lead in our drinking water may be dominating headlines, but it’s not the only contaminant that can be found when we turn on the tap. In fact, the Safe Drinking Water Act defines a contaminant as anything in water that’s not actually a water molecule – which is very broad definition.
Mar 07, 2016
There is no overstating the importance of having access to clean, safe water – for drinking, for cleaning, for cooking, for bathing, for producing and growing the food we eat, and for a million things we don’t even think about.
Feb 08, 2016
It’s rare these days to turn on the news or browse the Internet without coming across a headline like this one: “Listeria Outbreak Linked to Contaminated Produce.”
In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nearly 48 million people get sick each year as a result of eating food contaminated not only with listeria, but other dangerous pathogens like E. coli and salmonella.