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An effective shoe sanitizing program is critical in preventing employee work shoes from contaminating food production zones and ultimately finished food products. In this blog, we'll explore why standard practices for shoe sanitation in food safety don't work and what you can do to implement a footwear hygiene program that keeps pathogens from entering your food production zones.
Choosing the Best Work Boots to Use with Boot Scrubbers
Protection, comfort and durability are typically the main considerations when first evaluating a footwear solution for your food production facility. However, many companies forget to consider boot design as a crucial factor when implementing a successful footwear hygiene program for food safety. In this blog post, we'll review what types of footwear are best to use with boot scrubbers and which work boots to avoid in order to reduce the spread of pathogens in your food production facility.
Meritech’s newest addition to their line of fully automated footwear sanitizing systems, the Sole Clean Dry Step, is a fully automated footwear sanitizing system designed for dry and semi-dry production facilities.
Meritech’s newest addition to their line of fully automated hand and footwear sanitizing systems, the ProTech XV, is a bi-directional walk-through system designed to handle large groups of employees entering and exiting production areas.
Most food production and packaging professionals understand the importance of good hand hygiene, but how many understand the potential pitfalls of even the most strictly enforced SOP’s?