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Tracking down and eliminating Listeria

In this second video by Paul Browning of Feedom Hygiene UK we learn how #Listeria is able to burrow down into existing Pseudomonas #biofilms. We learn where look for biofilms and how to find them. Most importantly we find out how to prevent them from spreading around a food processing factory. Click here to watch […]

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Biofilms and Listeria

Paul Browning of Freedom Hygiene in the UK has posted a series of excellent videos on LinkedIn explaining biofilms and focusing on the relationship between Listeria monocytogenes and biofilms. Click here to watch this, the first in a series of videos, where we get to learn how to track down and eliminate Listeria Monocytogenes. “Biofilm […]

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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 large scale contamination start with biofilm-forming bacteria. Listeria are amongst the most enthusiastic of these biofilm formers. Listeria monocytogenes, is a foodborne pathogen responsible for the Listeriosis illness. It is able to rapidly adhere […]

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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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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 […]

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