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The importance of EPA-registered products

At Sterilex, we develop innovative technologies and solutions to control microbial threats and maintain healthy environments. Our products control pathogens, enhance well-being, ensure product integrity, and increase productivity in the industries we serve. It is very important to us that our products perform the way they are designed to and truly safeguard our food supply,

biofilm removal for iqf including aluminum and other soft metal surfaces

Sterilex has been granted a patent for utilizing its PerQuat Technology to treat aluminum and other soft metal surfaces. The patent is entitled “Aluminum-Compatible Compositions For 2-Part Alkaline Disinfectants and Sanitizers” (US Patent No. 10,525,157) and was issued on January 7, 2020.

We are delighted to welcome Ashley McEnulty, who recently joined our team. Ashley is our newest Regional Sales Manager and brings with her over a decade of experience in food safety and quality assurance.

What could Jenga and your biosecurity program have in common?

Tuesday, November 26, 2019JENGA! Entryway Biosecurity

Just as the first couple of Jenga blocks are easy to remove, it is easy to remove or overlook some biosecurity measures. Don’t let entryway control be the weakest link in your biosecurity program.

Image of equipment inside of microbiology lab at Sterilex. Text: Virtual Tour. Sterilex's New Microbiology Lab.

   Sterilex recently added a new microbiology lab to our facility. We spoke with our Senior Microbiologist, Sara Halaszi, to discuss how this addition will enhance our research, and enable us to continue raising the bar in microbial control. STX: At Sterilex, much of our focus is on improving ways to control biofilm. Why

Image of 4 blue water bottles on a white background. Each bottle is a different style.

Are you guilty of not washing your water bottle or reusable straw after every use? Over the past several years there have been a number of news articles reporting on studies suggesting your reusable water bottle could be making you sick. Did you know that some water bottles contain more bacteria than an average home toilet seat? Water collects on the lip or spout of the bottle (or the straw) and creates the perfect warm, moist breeding ground for bacteria.

The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting and Expo is always one of the highlights of Sterilex’s year, and the 2019 iteration did not disappoint. This meeting provides countless opportunities for attendees to network, discuss the latest issues in food safety, and discover new solutions to move business and food safety efforts forward. We’ve recapped some of our favorite moments from Louisville on the blog.

Sterilex at Cross Roads Living Classroom Science Fair

Sterilex was pleased to partner with the Crossroads’ first-ever Science Fair where eighth grade students presented projects that incorporated the skills they learned throughout their 3 years at Crossroads. Completion of a Science Fair project was an eighth grade graduation requirement.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019Controlling Biofilm in Dry Environments

It is now well established that bacteria, including foodborne pathogens, predominantly grow in biofilms, their natural habitat. Biofilms are comprised of dense, complex, multi-species populations of microorganisms that are irreversibly attached to a surface or to each other, and are embedded in a self-produced extracellular polymeric matrix.

*Biofilm label claims approved for specific applications only. See product label for full label claims and usage instructions.
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