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Irving, TX, United States, 2008/05/06 - Center will be using a cost-effective ozone process to prevent food-borne pathogens and viruses to provide certified food safe produce.
Produce Safety & Security International, Inc. Announces Opening First Midwest Contract Produce Food Safety Processing Operation.
Produce Safety & Security International Provides complete food safe process removing food-borne illness pathogens.
Produce Safety & Security International provides a solution for the removal of E.coli.OH157:H7, Listeria, Salmonella from Fresh and Packaged Produce. Produce Safety opens Mid-West Food Treatment Center in Cincinnati. The Center will be using a cost-effective ozone process to prevent food-borne pathogens and viruses to provide certified food safe produce to the food industry. The Produce Safety process will provide food safe produce on the truck or in the processing room. This process may be performed on the truck backed up to the dock or trans loaded using the ozone air processing room to remove the food-borne illness pathogens.
“The first Mid-West Food Treatment Center will provide these cost effective food safe processes for organic fresh produce meeting all the requirements of Organic Certification. Provide chemical and pathogen-free produce to prevent outbreaks of illness Use the food-safe process to extend the shelf life 5 to 20 plus days depending on the commodity, thus reducing the spoilage and providing the retailer with a higher return. Sanitization of the trucks will greatly reduce the loss of produce. Provide chemical testing by a third party. The main advantages are the removal of illness from fresh produce, reduction of loss from spoilage. If storage, trans- loading or store drop delivery is necessary, we are able to provide these services at a cost effective rate providing a higher return to retailer and sales agent. Traceability program is provided from the This facility will be operational on or before June 2, 2008” states Clarence W. Karney CEO Produce Safety and Security International.
About Produce Safety & Security International, Inc. (PRSF)
PDSC has developed a Food Safe Process for extending the shelf life of perishables. The EPA-registered products sanitize and disinfect against food-borne illness pathogens and disease-causing bacteria. PDSC provides a range of options for retail stores, restaurants, cruise ship lines, disaster cleanups and municipal programs. Furthermore, the process incorporates a complete audit trail, an essential component for complying with government regulations in the USA, Canada and Mexico.
PDSC's state-of-the-art ozone process has been shown to extend the shelf life and remove food borne illness bacteria. This process will provide retail produce departments reduced shrinkage, increase the bottom line and provide a fresher product for the consumer. The customer will be assured of a safe food product, by use of this process, which may be used on organic produce to remove the pathogens. This process uses no chemicals thus meeting the requirements of organic certification.