The IsoPure line of 3-A certified samplers integrate into aseptic and hygienic production lines, offering flexibility with a variety of configurations including several installation positions available. The sampler was designed for quality control personnel to safely sample liquids from closed systems, such as food and beverage process lines and vessels, while protecting the process and samples from the environment. Sampler body is made from a billet of 316L stainless steel, and is also available in one or two outlet ports and weld or clamp fitting connection models for pipe or tank applications. Sentry Equipment, 262-567-7256, www.sentry-equip.com.
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Digital Probe Thermometer
The TM26 Waterproof Digital Probe Thermometer allows food and beverage manufacturing professionals the capabilities to monitor products during preparation, production, storage, process control, and quality assurance. The thermometer has a stainless steel penetration probe certified by NSF and waterproof rated. It measures liquids, pastes, and semi-solid food products with a versatile range from -40°F to 392°F and accuracy of ±1.8°F; 0.1° resolution. Extech Instruments, 877-239-8324, www.extech.com.
The Sterilex Ultra Step is an EPA registered floor sanitizer that is approved to kill harmful organisms on floors, and in floor mats and foot pans. It holds the same capabilities as the Sterilex Ultra Powder, but in a form further optimized for the plant and live production environment. Based on proprietary PerQuat Technology, this product was developed to enhance food safety and address microbial challenges by controlling organism transfer via foot traffic with low environmental impact. Ideal for low moisture environments. Sterilex Corp., 800-511-1659, www.sterilex.com.
Oxalate Film Removal
Foam Clean 317-SP removes oxalate films residual from the washing and preparation of spinach and kale and other materials where residual oxalate films remain after handling. This alkaline, one-step foaming product can reach any area. Its thick foam clings to surfaces, providing sufficient dwell time while the low surface tension and proprietary blend penetrate and remove the film. With no acids, this product can be easier to use than conventional (acid-based) cleaners. Madison Chemical, 812-273-6000, www.madchem.com.
The 900 series handheld thermometers are easy to clean with minimal crevices that won’t collect dirt. Able to handle demanding food processing environments, thermometers are durable and tested to withstand impact, shock, drop, and vibration. Store temperature data in 5 minutes with the out-of-the-box mobile and cloud storage solution, or integrate thermometers into existing quality software with the Developers’ Kit API and libraries. The 93X models are Bluetooth low energy technology-enabled thermometers, while the 91X features a 2,000-hour battery life. TEGAM, 800-666-1010, www.tegam.com.
Real-Time Recall Management
The Recall + Response real-time SaaS solution for recall and stock withdrawal management empowers food companies both large and small to execute faster, more targeted recall management across their supply chain. The system launches automated communications including phone, email, and text notifications that are developed using prebuilt templates in the platform. By preparing and documenting the recall plan in advance, companies can ensure speed of delivery and consistency of notifications to their supply chain partners when a recall happens. Once the recall or stock withdrawal is launched, companies then monitor the platform’s dashboard to track the responses gathered and actions taken during a recall or stock withdrawal. FoodLogiQ, www.FoodLogiQ.com.
Multi-Facility ATP Reporting and Analysis
NeoNet is a cloud-based software platform that enables corporate food safety directors to achieve new levels of access, insight, and control of the effectiveness of the sanitation programs at each of their facilities. With the NeoNet system, each facility does routine ATP testing and transfers the results to their local computer networks. The data is then automatically synced to the customer’s universal NeoNet system. Food safety directors have immediate access to their facilities’ sanitation test results—no matter where in the world their facilities may be. Neogen Corp., 800-234-5333, www.neogen.com.