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PINNACLE listed as one of 100 Infection Control Products to Know

The January 26, 2018 Becker’s Clinical Leadership & Infection Control newsletter listed our PINNACLE Monitor for Automated Cleaning as one of their 100 Infection Control Products to Know for 2018 (see the Reprocessing section). https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/100-infection-control-products-to-know-2018.html. Information about this product can … Continue reading

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New Iodine test strip available

We have added a new Iodine test strip to our Food Safety and Sanitation line of test strips.  This test is designed to test Iodine/Iodiphore sanitizing solutions through the 0 – 100 ppm range.  Information about this product can be … Continue reading

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FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Finalized

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food is now final, advancing FDA’s efforts to protect foods from farm to table by keeping them safe from contamination during transportation. http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ucm383763.htm#top

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How Frequently Should we Test Medical Instrument Cleaning Equipment.

Healthcare Purchasing Online recently addressed the frequency of testing automated instrument cleaning units in their November on-line Q&A column.  In addition to discussing the current guidelines for the frequency of testing, they also mentioned the importance of the enzymatic detergent … Continue reading

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Are faulty cleaners, not complex scopes, to blame for ‘superbug’ infections?

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/are-faulty-cleaners-not-complex-scopes-to-blame-for-superbug-infections.html

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Multisociety guideline on reprocessing flexible gastrointestinal endoscopes: 2011

http://www.asge.org/uploadedFiles/Public_E-Blast_PDFs/ReprocessingEndoscopes.pdf

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More Inspection, Less Auditing Needed in Food Plants

http://www.foodprocessing.com/blogs/thescoop/more-inspection-less-auditing-needed-in-food-plants/

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Sanitation Study Pits Food Trucks against Restaurants

http://www.specialtyfood.com/news-trends/featured-articles/article/study-finds-food-trucks-carts-healthier-restaurants/ 

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Proposed food transport safety rule should have limited impact on tank truck fleets

http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/proposed-food-transport-safety-rule-should-have-limited-impact-tank-truck-fleets 

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Food safety programs need top-level support, company experts say

http://smartblogs.com/food-and-beverage/2014/04/16/food-safety-programs-need-top-level-support-company-experts-say/?utm_source=brief   

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