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Choosing Pest Control in a Food Production Setting

Choosing Pest Control in a Food Production Setting

Wherever there are humans there will be pests. Pests love to follow humans, as we provide them with a ready source of food. Often pests are attracted to outdoor disposal bins, before heading indoors to warmth and a ready access of food. If you’re running a GMP production facility then you’ll need to take pest control seriously.

How to Determine Which Manufacturing Equipment Components Need to Be Food Grade When Producing Consumables

How to Determine Which Manufacturing Equipment Components Need to Be Food Grade When Producing Consumables

When sourcing equipment, it’s vital to ask the right questions from the beginning.  What surfaces of your equipment is going to contact product?  Only non-seeping, non-porous, and non-corrosive materials are appropriate for contact with food or medical products.

Which Plastics are Considered Food Grade Safe?

Which Plastics are Considered Food Grade Safe?

When it comes to finding and creating plastic food packaging, it’s vital to understand whether a plastic is considered to be food-safe or not. A food-safe plastic resin has been certified approved safe for contact with food by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These plastics are known as food contact substances (FCS).