Dust Collection is used in food processing to follow FDA guidelines and prevent cross-contamination of the product.
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Food safety is the key in food processing. Dust can accumulate in a variety of places: from ingredients to food process methods. Particles can build up quickly without a proper air filtration system. This places food products in danger of pollutants, bacteria, and more.
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Dust Collection in Food Processing
Health & Safety of Workers / Animals
To Meet FDA Regulations
Reduce Risks of Combustible Dust
Keeping Machinery & Facility Clean
Food safety is of the upmost importance. In order to follow FDA guidelines, food processing facilities need to maintain a clean working environment with efficient safety procedures in place. Failure to comply with FDA regulations can result in a facility paying high fines or possibly being closed for not following safety protocols. Dust collection is necessary to keep dust from contaminatng the product.
• Cross-Contamination - This is the transfer of bacteria, pollutants, and pathogens from area to another. At food processing plants, work areas must be kept clean, workers must wash their hands before and after handling varying food items/ingredients. Air filtration and dust collection reduces the amount of potentially harmful pathogens that could get into the product. This interferes with FDA’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
• Product Quality - To ensure products are of quality standards for consumers, dust control must be utilized. Each food item must be manufactured safety, effiency, and up to standards set by the FDA.
There can be a variety of dusts generated from a food processing facility. It all depends on what is being processed and in some cases, the ingredients used in the process. Dust can come from dry ingredients such as: grain, cereal, spices, sugar, flour, starch, etc. Dust Collection plays a part in making sure food is manufactured safely from the facility to the dinner table. Dust can even be generated during packaging processes like canning, wrapping, boxing, etc. The final product is one that the consumers will see with their own eyes. A container that is filled with dust from flour isn't appealing in the slightest.
There can be a variety of dusts generated from a food processing facility. It all depends on what is being processed and in some cases, the ingredients used in the process. Dust can come from dry ingredients such as: grain, cereal, spices, sugar, flour, starch, etc. Dust Collection plays a part in making sure food is manufactured safely from the facility to the dinner table.
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