Cleaning, Sanitising and Disinfection

Cleaning, Sanitising and Disinfection

Why Clean? To make locations look aesthetically pleasing, smell nice or to protect people from harmful bacteria and viruses? All are true however for many years the act of disinfecting surfaces has largely been the preserve of food providers. Traditional training for...
Why is it Important to Disinfect a Poultry House?

Why is it Important to Disinfect a Poultry House?

Used as part of a health management programme, a good poultry farm disinfectant will help to protect poultry from diseases, infections and parasites. There are two critical aspects to this: Following a rigorous and regular process, and Applying an effective DEFRA...
Is Hydrogen Peroxide Safe for Skin?

Is Hydrogen Peroxide Safe for Skin?

Hydrogen peroxide has uses as both a disinfectant and a biocide, and it is an effective hand and surface disinfectant. But it is also a powerful chemical compound and has a range of applications as a bleaching agent. So what makes it safe for use on skin as a hydrogen...
How to Prevent Food-and-Mouth Disease in Livestock

How to Prevent Food-and-Mouth Disease in Livestock

In 2001, there was a serious outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the UK. Officially, there were 2,000 cases, but in reality the impact was much more extensive. Farms where there was an outbreak of FMD had to have all their livestock killed and burned. Of the...
How Effective are Natural Disinfectants?

How Effective are Natural Disinfectants?

How Effective are Natural Disinfectants? There are various products and materials which act as natural disinfectants, but how effective are they? What is a Natural Disinfectant? A natural disinfectant is something that has a disinfecting action or effect, but contains...