Cleaning Your Food Before Consumption

vegetable basket04.16.14

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

The sun is shining and you can finally leave the house to soak up some Vitamin D without freezing. Your thoughts are turning to farmer’s markets, picnics, and barbeques. You know that you’ve got to get that spring cleaning done and out of the way before these things happen. One of the most important things to clean this spring is the food you eat.

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How Can We Fight Superbugs?

04.09.14

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

superbugsgermsSuperbugs, or disease causing microbacterium are everywhere you turn. That door knob you just touched might have had any number of invisible bacterium covering its surface like MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), C-Diff (Clostridium difficile), or CRE (Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae). The problem with these bugs is they are drug resistant.

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How Pure Chlorine Dioxide is Changing the World

04.03.14

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

clean medical equipment Back in the 1800’s, or really any time before the 20th century, diseases ran rampant due to use of dirty surgical instruments used on patient after patient without being cleaned in between, the lack of hand washing, and the complete lack of disinfection altogether.

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A Surveillance System To Keep Your Food Safe

 03.26.14

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

food safetyA cleaning and decontamination program is a necessary and measureable attribute to keep your food safe; however, a thorough surveillance system should also be enacted. In fact, just recently, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified the glaring gaps which persist regarding the education of public health surveillance. For example, it was discovered that food safety and handling practices that are a threat, typically are not reported during product recalls and foodborne pathogen outbreaks.

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