Equipment cleaning system uses ozone gas

by 5m Editor
23 June 2005, at 12:00am

US - A high pressure system using ozone gas would eliminate the use hot water and chemicals when cleaning equipment at food processing plants, according to the product&#39;s inventor, US-based The hosing equipment, called the Pulsator, can be used in plants processing pork, beef, poultry, seafood and fruits and vegetables and would eliminate the need for chlorine, said in a press release yesterday. &quot;Chlorine has traditionally been the sanitizer of choice in the food processing industry, but experts share a growing concern about the dangerous byproducts such as trihalomethanes or dioxins produced when chlorine reacts with organic matter in the water,&quot; eFoodSafety stated. &quot;These substances are known carcinogens and are regulated in drinking water by the US Environmental Protection Agency.&quot; <i>Source:</I>

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