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Debra Smith - Global Hygiene Specialist

Control of foreign bodies from cleaning equipment and utensils

This blog post provides information on selection and maintenance of food industry cleaning tools and utensils, with regard to minimising the risk of product contamination by foreign bodies.

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Stine Lønnerup Bislev - Previous Hygiene and Compliance Manager at Vikan

Vikan DoCs – proof of food-contact-safe cleaning tools

Vikan Declarations of Compliance(DoC) are your guarantee that Vikan plastic cleaning equipment and food handling tools contain no toxic substances that could contaminate food. Vikan DoCs are clear, easy to read and always up to date.

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Debra Smith - Global Hygiene Specialist

Maximize Global Food Safety Scheme compliance

Find out what Global Food Safety Schemes, including BRC, FSSC 22000, and SQF, say about cleaning tool selection, use and maintenance requirements, and how you can optimise your cleaning tool audit compliance

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Stine Lønnerup Bislev - Previous Hygiene and Compliance Manager at Vikan

What should you look for in a Declaration of Compliance?

What information is mandatory in a Declaration of Compliance (DoC)? The nine items you need in a DoC.

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Amit M. Kheradia - Environmental Health and Sanitation Manager

White Paper: Color-Coding as a Preventive Control

According to the CDC, 1 in 6 Americans become sick by eating contaminated food every year, resulting in an estimated 3,000 deaths. As if the human cost isn’t sobering enough, the Grocery Manufacturers Association also estimates the average cost of a recall to a food company is...

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Whitney Lee - Inbound Marketing Specialist

White Paper: HACCP vs. HARPC

HACCP and HARPC share more than just four letters. They’re both food safety standards based on prevention, but they do differ on execution.

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Whitney Lee - Inbound Marketing Specialist

White Paper: Cleaning Tool Maintenance

Cleaning is a critical step in the management of food safety and quality.

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Whitney Lee - Inbound Marketing Specialist

What are Documents of Compliance in Food Processing?

Food contact surfaces like cleaning and material handling tools must comply with the FDA’s rules about what they can contain and how they must be designed.

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Aaron Patch - Group Marketing Director

White Paper: The Hygienic Design of Food Industry Brushware

Cleaning is a critical step in the management of food safety. Consequently, the correct selection of cleaning equipment by the food manufacturing and food service industries is essential to minimize the risk of product contamination, and aid compliance to relevant regulatory,...

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Remco - Staff

Checklist: Verifying Your CGMP Compliance

Current food Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs) are published in Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 110 (21 CFR 110) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Remco - Staff

Checklist: Cleaning and Sanitizing Considerations

Where do you start when it comes time to build or evaluate a sanitation program for a food plant?

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Remco - Staff

White Paper: Making the Decision to Apply Color-Coding

With the signing of the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) in 2011, many food processors are taking proactive steps by instituting color-coding as part of their Good Manufacturing Practices.

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Remco - Staff

White Paper: Selection, Care, and Maintenance Guide for Food Contact Tools and Equipment

In food processing, proper maintenance is important for assuring a sanitary processing facility.

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Remco - Staff

Chemical Resistance

Data sheet about chemical resistance.