While at first glance, Pharmaceutical Cleaning and food industry cleaning might seem to be separate endeavors. However, there is considerable overlap. If you think of something like protection of food products from extremely low concentrations of allergens from a separate batch, or even a separate production area you will quickly realize that the challenges of very thorough cleaning and sanitizing.
More and more, techniques and products developed with pharmaceutical applications in mind are finding use in food processing plants. For example, non-absorbent wall surfaces which are easily cleanable, resistant to microbial growth as well as allergen-containing dust were developed in pharmaceutical processing and are now being adopted in food processing contexts. Gel-coated reinforced fiberglass panels are just one example.
Here are some examples of characteristics that are common cleaning and sanitizing requirements in both arenas:
The overlap and cross-fertilization of protocol, materials, and technique from food processing and pharmaceutical cleaning and sanitizing technologies will no doubt continue to enrich and improve both industries.
FSS Food Safety strives to be your ally in your struggle against the forces of disease and contamination. Part of our responsibility to the food processing industry is to pay attention to developments in other endeavors, such as pharmaceutical cleaning, with an eye to applications in the food-processing world. Everyone in our industry is committed to producing clean, wholesome, safe, and high-quality food products.
Our food industry cleaning expertise has become deeper and broader over the course of many years. Our goal is to be the "go to" company for food sanitation protocols and products. We handle a wide array of products, and our intelligent and experienced professionals are unrivalled in their ability to give you expert advice and guidance. Get to know us better and let us be partners in meeting all your food plant hygiene needs.
Food Safety Sanitation
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Philadelphia, PA 19103