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Nut Handling & Processing for Confectioners and Small Nut Processers Part II (Cleaning and Sanitation)

September 30 - October 1, 2009

Cleaning & Sanitation: Concerns for Nut Handlers and Processors
Wed, Sept 30th
12:00 – 1:00 pm EST
Cost: Free to NCA Members (just click the link above)

Presenters: Tom Boufford, Ecolab

Topics Covered:

  • Establishing and abiding to a Master Sanitation Schedule
  • Record keeping and SSOPs to document and control procedures
  • Dry cleaning areas and methods to deploy
  • Wet cleaning methods and COP / CIP
  • Cleaning up a process area following the isolation of a known pathogen
  • Maintaining environmental control throughout the facility, including external areas such as the roof
  • Proper stoarage and use of cleaning and sanitation chemicals for maximum effectiveness
  • Calibration and maintenance of cleaning / sanitation tools and equipment
  • The importance of operator hygiene and employee / contractor training
  • Verification of effective cleaning and sanitation using inspection techniques, swabs, and test kits

To View the Powerpoint Presentation of this Lecture: Click Here