The Issue

In food and beverage processing, including brewing and winemaking, ensuring the highest standards of facility hygiene and sanitation is critical. Contamination from bacteria such as E. coli, Salmonella, or Listeria can lead to foodborne illnesses. Similarly, beer and wine can suffer spoilage from microbial contamination, resulting in undesirable odors, tastes, or aromas, potentially compromising an entire production batch.

Go To Solution
In the food and beverage industry, maintaining impeccable hygiene and safety standards is paramount to ensure the quality of products and protect consumers' health. Selective Micro's ultra-pure chlorine dioxide products have emerged as a powerful ally in this endeavor, revolutionizing food processing, breweries, and wineries.
  • Brewery/Winery

    Our EPA-registered disinfectants and sanitizers can be used to disinfect and sanitize surfaces in your brewery or winery to prevent any unwanted pathogens that can cause off-flavors, bad odors or otherwise taint your products, including:
    • Fermentation tanks, transfer lines, tools, and fittings
    • Kegs, cans, and bottles
    • Floors, ceilings, and drains
    Recommended products:
    Selectrocide® 5G , Selectrocide® 12G
  • Food Processing

    Our products can be used in a wide variety of applications in a food processing facility to ensure the safest food possible, such as:
    • Food contact surface sanitizer for: cutting blades, conveyor belts, holding tanks, and other food processing equipment
    • Non-food contact surface sanitizer for: ceilings, walls, drains, and any other hard, non-porous surface
    • Disinfectant for: ceilings, walls, drains, tools, fittings, transfer lines, tanks, or any other hard, non-porous surface
    Recommended products:
    Selectrocide® 5G , Selectrocide® 12G
  • Washwater, Wastewater, and other Water Systems Treatment

    Our products can be used in washwater to reduce cross-contamination and as an antimicrobial rinse for produce in food processing facilities. It can also be used to treat many different types of wastewater from food production facilities for discharge. Our pure ClO2 is also used to disinfect many different types of water holding tanks and transfer lines for potable water systems. Some uses include:
    • Antimicrobial dump tank wash for produce
    • Antimicrobial water treatment to reduce cross contamination
    • Tank disinfection for water systems used in production
    Recommended products:
    Selectrocide® 12G
  • Compliance with Food Safety Regulations

    Compliance with food safety regulations is a top priority for food processing, breweries, and wineries. Our ultra-pure chlorine dioxide products have been approved and recognized by regulatory agencies for use in the food industry. Our products are registered by the EPA and have FDA and OMRI certifications. By incorporating these products into their sanitation protocols, businesses can ensure adherence to the stringent safety standards and guidelines set forth by regulatory bodies.

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    Related Case Study

    6 reasons why food processors must use chlorine dioxide

    ClO₂ is strong enough to be an EPA-approved and efficacy-tested hospital disinfectant, yet mild enough to be an FDA-approved food contact substance. Pure chlorine dioxide can also be successful in destroying and preventing biofilm, which is one of the biggest challenges for food processors in destroying harmful bacteria. In addition to these spectacular disinfecting qualities, ClO₂ has a mild odor when used and is less corrosive than bleach.

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