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Salmonella resilient

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Biofilms, Bugs, Dry, Salmonella | 0 comments

Salmonella resilient

Researchers Find Salmonella to be More Resilient Than Originally Thought Virginia Tech scientists have provided new evidence that biofilms — bacteria that adhere to surfaces and build protective coatings — are at work in the survival of the human pathogen Salmonella. One out of every six Americans becomes ill from eating contaminated food each year, with over a million illnesses caused by Salmonella bacteria, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Finding out what makes...

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Steam: Not Just A Fine Mist

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Biofilms, Featured, Steam Vapor, TANCS | 0 comments

Steam: Not Just A Fine Mist

Study confirms TANCS® steam vapor technology faster and more effective against biofilms than conventional disinfectants.

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Norovirus traced to resuable grocery bag

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 in Biological vectors, Featured, News, Virus | 0 comments

Norovirus traced to resuable grocery bag

Oregon scientists determined they had picked up the norovirus from the grocery bag. Tests turned up the virus on the sides of the bag below the polypropylene handle. The results of the research have been published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.

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Disinfectant Wipes

Posted by on Jul 1, 2011 in Cleaning Chemicals | 0 comments

Disinfectant Wipes

Disinfectant Surface Wipes: Effective or Simply Convenient? By Jack Wagner, President, Micro-Scientific | March 30, 2011 The following article is written by Jack Wagner, president of Micro-Scientific, a producer and distributor of anitmicrobial products.   Is it OK to take a 10-day antibiotic for only two days because you think you feel better? Of course not. It just doesn’t work and can even be downright dangerous. Is it OK to leave a chemical disinfectant on a surface for only seconds...

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Making Green Greener

Posted by on Feb 4, 2011 in Green | 0 comments

Making Green Greener

Making Green Greener: Chemical-free CleaningFrom Volume 47, Issue 3 – March 2010Tackling Trouble AreasAs green as it gets.by: Wm R. GriffinWater, something we can’t live without that has long been called the universal solvent, is finding its rightful place as our primary and safest cleaning solution.Water is becoming a more valuable and scare resource; this has been speculated to accelerate in the future.The disposal of soiled cleaning solution will grow as an issue until...

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