What are biofilms? Biofilms are a consortium of numerous different types of microorganisms that accumulate on a surface and adhere to both the surface and the accompanying microbial cells. Biofilms form a sticky protective layer encompassing the accumulated cells which are referred to as an extracellular polymeric substance (EPS) matrix. As a result of the…

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Our pork industry is facing a potentially catastrophic event, African Swine Fever (ASF) is a real concern for Australia and our livestock. African Swine Fever threatens our entire Pig population, the disease is highly contagious and spread virally with a staggeringly high mortality rate of 80%. In this Article we will cover: What is African…

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Smoked Salmon processing has inherent risks for Listeria contamination for many reasons. These include the fact that fish enter processing with naturally occurring contamination and that there are many opportunities for cross-contamination. PhageGuard Listex can help Smoked Salmon producers reduce their Listeria risks on the product itself as well as on processing equipment and environmentally.…

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If you’re like every other food producer, you hate training & retraining! Especially, when it comes to cleaning your facility. Because let’s be honest, if we didn’t have to worry about pathogens posing both a potentially deadly health risk to consumers & destroying products… then we probably wouldn’t be interested in cleaning at all. But…

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