All posts by: Lyn

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HOCl, Eco-Lyte and Coronavirus – can we really curb the spread?

Covid-19 has set the world’s small business entrepreneurs on fire. Just as they were running out of problems to solve, along came a pandemic and the world of disinfection blazed into the spotlight. Almost overnight shiny new websites sprang up selling all things disinfectant. Problem solved!…? As the competition grew so did the advertising and […]

Disinfection, General Hygiene

Dear QAs of the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries

Is your CIP or water supply line clean? This 5-minute test will confirm. In a previous article (Random microbial spikes? You may have a biofilm) we discussed the need for finding and eliminating biofilms on open surfaces. But, what if they are not on the surface? What if they are creeping into your closed systems […]

Biofilms

The Secret Life and Language of Biofilms

Why do we find biofilms so fascinating? Is it because, without the presence of a scheming mind, they can still transform their community into an impenetrable fortress while coordinating defences and attacks? It is natural survival at its best. You may have felt a biofilm in a riverbed as the slimy layer on a stone. […]

Biofilms

Random microbial spikes? You may have a biofilm

The presence of biofilms on open surfaces in the food and pharmaceutical industries is a major risk factor when it comes to hygiene and safety, and most companies are unaware of their presence. How does BioFinder find biofilms? BioFinder is an innovative tool developed by scientists, that generates white foam when in contact with catalase […]

Biofilms
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