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Food Safety, Consumer, and Commercial ProductsFood Ingredients, Spices, Dry Herbs, Dehydrated Vegetable Seasonings, Cosmetics, Pet Foods, Closures, Bulk Liquid Liners, Packaging, and Restoration Products
Sterigenics is a world leader of high-quality micro-organism-reduction services. Offering options of gamma, electron beam, and ethylene oxide fumigation technologies, Sterigenics will advise on the most appropriate technology and processing parameters for food products and packaging based on regulations in various parts of the world.
Food Ingredients, Dry Herbs, Dehydrated Vegetable Seasonings, and Spices
Irradiation provides great solutions for pathogen reduction of many food ingredients. Ethylene Oxide provides solutions for many spices and gamma sensitive products. Sterigenics will recommend and provide a custom pathogen/bacteria reduction program tailored to the product, taking account of local regulatory requirements.
Often formulated from a blend of natural and chemical components, health and beauty aids (HBAs) may not pass microbial testing and/or become contaminated. Irradiation is a proven and safe method to eliminate the bacteria and allow cosmetics to be safely distributed. Sterigenics can assist customers with several different product types using irradiation to reduce microorganisms in HBA ingredients and applicators.
Sterigenics can provide suitable processes for products such as:
Other Raw Materials
Cosmetic Packaging and Novelties
Food Packaging, Bulk Liquid Liners, Closures
Irradiation of empty packaging is considered to be a manufacturing process and is not covered by regulation, other than those regulations that pertain to the suitability of packaging materials in general.
Sterigenics offers irradiation services for:
All types of food packaging requiring near sterility assurance
Bulk Liquid Liners
Closures and containers used for many bottles filled with liquids
Pet Treats, Pet Foods, Animal Food, and Agriculture
Irradiation will effectively reduce bacteria and other harmful pathogens in animal feeds, pet foods, and pet treats, making them safer for the pet and its human family owners.
Sterigenics provides a range of processes to control, and where necessary eliminate, microbial contamination including salmonella in animal feeds. Applications include:
Animal protein feed components
Plant protein feed components, including dog chews
Feeds and bedding for laboratory animals
Bird Seed for wild and pet birds
Irradiation will effectively reduce molds from products that have been exposed to water and moisture
Food Irradiation: Questions & Answers
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