A recent study has demonstrated the protection that multispecies biofilms provide to Listeria monocytogenes against sanitizers, and could help inform more effective sanitation procedures in food processing environments.
A recent study reviewed the efficacy of environmentally friendly pathogen inactivation methods against Listeria monocytogenes biofilms in food production environments, specifically, electrolyzed water, plasma-activated water, ozone, and enzymes.
With each passing year, new and emerging technologies and techniques that have promise for advancing food safety are developed and validated. This article summarizes the top food safety innovations of 2023, based on audience interest.
Researchers from Kao Corporation have developed a long-lasting skin coating agent that kills pathogens on the hands, paving the way for new hand hygiene solutions that could potentially help food handlers prevent cross-contamination.
A project funded by the Center for Produce Safety has collected information about, validated, and evaluated the efficacy of the cleaning and sanitation practices for harvest equipment among blueberry harvesters and packers.
PurOne Cleaner and Disinfectant from EvaClean Infection Prevention Solutions has received EPA approval of its updated master label, adding Candida auris to its existing biofilm claim, and making the product one of the few to be registered as effective against both hazards.