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What is 5-log reduction?

5-log reduction refers to pathogen control. The term is primarily used in the food industry. For example, if a surface or product has 100,000 bacterial microbes, a 5-log reduction would reduce that number to zero. In 7-log reduction, 10 million microbes will be killed with the treatment step. Lately, there …

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Ready? One month ’til FSMA!

September 17, 2018 is approaching quickly. This is the deadline by which small and very small pet food manufacturers need to be compliant with FSMA. Compliance options: have somebody on your staff PCQI trained or hire a company to administer the program for you. Whoever is involved must be able …

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Sometimes, Small is Good

As the saying goes: “Image is everything.” So, most small businesses, as defined by revenues, have a tendency to refer to themselves in term of projected future revenue growth. However, sometimes it pays to be realistic and be firmly planted in the present. This is the case with FSMA (Food …

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