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Did you miss the Biofilm Summit 2020? Here’s a recap…

Biofilms form the largest activity center on the planet. Contamination, fouling and energy loss from biofilms is costing the food industry billions in world GDP, while claiming the lives of millions worldwide. Recently we had the pleasure of attending the Barcelona Biofilm Summit 2020 held online. It was extremely interesting and informative, and for those […]

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Zero tolerance for Listeria means zero tolerance for biofilms!

Anyone working in the food processing industry will know how a biofilm left undetected and untreated can cause havoc. Outbreaks of Listeriosis and other large scale contaminations start with biofilm-forming bacteria. Listeria are amongst the most enthusiastic of these biofilm formers. Listeria monocytogenes, is a food bourne pathogen responsible for the Listeriosis illness. It is […]

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Ozone gets the thumbs up for neutralizing Coronavirus

As per the article we came across in Reuters TOKYO: “Japanese researchers said on Wednesday that low concentrations of ozone can neutralise coronavirus particles, potentially providing a way for hospitals to disinfect examination rooms and waiting areas.” Read the full article here. And we have just the machine for this – JIMCO’s MAC500 Air Purifier. […]

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How to fight biofilms in pipes and tanks

Did you know that most bacteria in pipes and tanks live in biofilms and not free in the water? And, while free floating bacteria is easy to remove, biofilms are not. Unfortunately pipes and tanks make an ideal environment for pathogenic and spoilage bacteria to thrive in biofilm. This is where you may find some […]

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Choosing the right disinfectant for Dentists

We know Dentists have to make a lot of choices. During each procedure they choose the equipment, tools and the right products to use. Long before this, they choose what products to keep on hand for all possible scenarios. More choices are made for cleaning, sterilising and disinfection. While we can’t take away all these […]

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What to do if you find biofilms on open surfaces in your factory?

Biofilms are nature’s way of surviving environmental stressors. In nature that’s a good thing, but in your food processing facility it’s a bad thing. Biofilms can harbour mixed-species of microorganisms, from pathogenic bacteria to spoilage bacteria, yeast and mould. So, if you’re battling persistent random spikes in your microbial counts, consider the fact that you […]

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