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Consequences of corona contamination in slaughterhouses

Slaughterhouses are being investigated in combination with corona. It is not yet clear why meat processors are so vulnerable to the virus, but the low temperature and high humidity may play a role. The NVWA is withdrawin..

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Nitrites in meat products. Can we lower the ingoing amounts?

09 February 2016

Sodium nitrite is an additive that is used, among other things, to enable the food-safe storage of meat products. Research into organic meat products has revealed that nitrites can actually be added in smaller quantities...

A new hygienic solution hand washing and drying at the sink

09 February 2016

A collaboration between Dyson and industrial hygiene manufacturer Elpress resulted in the development of a hygienic, fully integrated hand washing and drying solution. It’s already been installed in some of the most hygi...

New: the Habasit Service-App

24 November 2015

The production process may not be interrupted, but regular maintenance is also necessary. You don’t want to replace your conveyors too soon, but you definitely don’t want to be too late either. Thanks to the Habasit Serv...

Design blunders and pitfalls

24 November 2015

Food hygiene problems? No matter how hard the architect tries, the design is irrelevant if, in practice, the users do not adapt a hygienic mindset. Here are nine rules of thumb for optimal hygiene in a food production fa...

Smilde Foods & Hago Food & Industry

24 November 2015

For many years, quality, flexibility and safety have been Hago Food & Industry’s recipe for success in providing effective cleaning services to Smilde Foods, and the contract was extended recently. Previous perfor...

Better hygiene management with chlorine dioxide

24 November 2015

Bacteria count in the water: less than a hundred. Mould count: zero. The water: Legionella-free. Those are the results achieved by a producer of ready-to-eat-products by using chlorine dioxide, supported by cleaning spec...

Disinfection using oxygen radicals

24 November 2015

“Can you disinfect a room at the touch of a button? Yes you can!” say Hugo ter Hoeve and Robert Kostrubiec from the Dutch company called Simpel Desinfecteren. They are launching the Nocospray method for the food industry...

Beyond cleaning and hygiene

24 November 2015

Hygiene codes, HACCP, disinfection…when it comes to cleaning and hygiene, there’s nothing new to report. Or is there? We spoke to six experts about management systems for measuring and analysis, about enzymatic cleaning ...

New high-tech crate-washing line

13 October 2015

When Jean-Paul Zijerveld (photo right)started his packaging materials handling company Fustpunt, LETS BV supplied the crate-washing line. They worked together on the further development of the machine until the optimal e...

Producing cheese with a consistently high quality

13 October 2015

Dairy company De Graafstroom is committed to producing high-quality cheese with an optimally balanced moisture, fat, protein and salt content. Because the fundamental ingredient is a natural product, the variance in the ...

Trends in automation a view of the future

13 October 2015

The pace of change in the food industry is fast. Trends follow one another in quick succession and the consumer is becoming increasingly demanding. Therefore, food production must be even more hygienic, efficient, cost-e...

Easy-to-clean sampling system

08 September 2015

The demands placed on the hygienic production of high-end food and pharma products are increasing, and so too is the demand for easy-to-clean and contamination-free sampling systems. In response to these demands, Dinniss...

Chemical-free water treatment

08 September 2015

In early 2012 Pathema B.V. installed an IVG-C CoolWater skid at Vitelco, enabling the evaporative condenser to run without the use of any chemicals at all. It was ‘Phase I’ of a much bigger project which in the meantime ...

Checks are always necessary

08 September 2015

Many dog and cat owners would rather they themselves get food poisoning than their pet. After all, animals can’t tell you what’s wrong with them. That’s why pet food is subject to thorough checks, from the raw materials ...

Asbestos removal from industrial installations

08 September 2015

Since August 2015, the Dutch Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) has been conducting asbestos inspections at companies with industrial installations. The initial focus is on the food and drinks industry in...