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The Wash Podcast: An Intro to Footwear Hygiene in Food Processing

August 26,2019 | by Jennifer Taylor, MBA

Footwear Hygiene, Podcasts, Hygiene in Food Processing

Welcome to The Wash, your trusted resource for the latest and greatest in public health and hygiene, where we will tackle topics like hand hygiene, best practices in footwear sanitization, creating an employee hygiene program and more!

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Is Your Shoe Sanitizer Solution Compromising Food Safety?

June 20,2019 | by Paul Barnhill

The Power of Automation, Footwear Hygiene, Hygiene in Food Processing

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.

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The Best Work Boots for Boot Scrubber Efficacy

May 21,2019 | by Paul Barnhill

Footwear Hygiene

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.

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Introducing the Sole Clean Dry Step for Dry Environment Footwear Sanitization

August 2,2018 | by Meritech

The Power of Automation, Footwear Hygiene, Meritech News

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. 

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Introducing ProTech XV High Volume Employee Hygiene Systems

June 19,2018 | by Jennifer Taylor, MBA

The Power of Automation, Footwear Hygiene, Meritech News

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.

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Importance of Automated Employee Hygiene in Food Processing and Packaging

April 9,2018 | by Jil Di Rito

The Power of Automation, Footwear Hygiene, Hand Hygiene, Hygiene in Food Processing

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?

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