Food Safety

One of the most significant prerequisites in the food sector is a cleaning and sanitizing process. It has always been a critical component in guaranteeing food safety and quality, but its significance has grown over time.

Critical elements of good sanitation

The cleaning and sanitation program for a food processor consists of numerous components. The most evident is actual equipment cleaning and sanitization. Other factors include:

Waste management:

The proper disposal of garbage, including organic waste generated during production, is critical to maintaining factory cleanliness. Processors recycle cardboard, dispose of inedible trash, try to repurpose food waste, and deal with wastewater from production, cleaning, and other in-house uses. To separate waste from the plant, most processors have implemented some type of color-coding system.

Master cleaning schedule:

Food processors should create a master cleaning schedule. All plant equipment, walls, floors, drains, overhead structures, lighting, loading docks, warehousing facilities, lockers, utensils, totes, baskets, and anything else in the facility that has to be cleaned must be included in this document or record.

Routine cleaning:

In a food processing facility, cleaning is a continuous procedure. It must have programs in place to clean up any spills or leaks as soon as feasible. This is particularly true in warehouse operations that handle allergens. The purpose is to clean up spills as rapidly as possible.

Sanitary design:

Cleaning efficiencies will be improved by proper sanitary equipment design. The more difficult it is to clean a piece of equipment, the less likely it will be cleaned effectively. Sanitary design is widely recognized as a critical component in the production of safe and high-quality foods.

Specialty cleaning equipment:

Specialty cleaning equipment will be purchased or built by many processors. Clean-out-of-place (COP) tanks, utensil dishwashers, and basket or tote washers are examples. COP systems have the advantage of being able to clean and sterilize goods at the same time.

At Super Spotless, we provide high quality cleaning and sanitizing services to restaurants, food courts and food processing plans / units. If you would like to know more about our services or about our company, feel free to contact us at +1250-770-8084 or send us an email at info@superspotless.ca