Without chemicals, food plant sanitation itself would be impossible. Food plant sanitation chemicals are an important facet of any effective plant sanitation programs.
The food processing industry is in a perpetual battle against pathogenic microorganisms, and this concern goes well beyond well-known pathogens in large processing facilities. Food sanitation is a critical concern in restaurants, hospitals, grocery stores, and delis, just to name a few; essentially, anywhere that food will be consumed by the public. This risk is managed in large part by effective use of food sanitation chemicals.
Your operation is at risk from any number of directions. Harmful microorganisms can come into your plant from the outside world, from the air, water, and, most especially, from the raw materials you are using as ingredients. Your employees who may themselves be harboring organisms that can find their way into the food products they are handling.
Stopping these microorganisms from entering your product is the ultimate aim of all food plant sanitation programs. Luckily, scientific and medical research and development has been endeavoring for generations to find ways to eliminate these microscopic threats. Here is a short summary of their results to date:
When disease-causing organisms find their way from your processing plant to cause food-borne illness out in the world, it is a catastrophe on a number of levels. It is a tragedy from a public health point of view. It is also a serious problem in that it damages the trust your customers have in your brand, putting the wellbeing of your company, and the staff it employs, in serious danger.
Contact us today to find out how FSS Food Sanitation can help you develop the best combination of plant sanitation chemicals, equipment, and processes to keep your products safe.