Fight For Foodborne IllnessWing Cheung Hing Knitters (WCH) is an Advanced Food Packaging Solutions Company and always see its solutions to the highest level to satisfy customers need in all areas including food safety, environmental. Today’s the supply chain in the food industry such as the meat or protein supplier is getting longer and more complex. An unexpected incident within the chain is too many, such as foodborne illness outbreak or more recently the Brazilian meat export scandal. WCH always treasures the values of our customers who provide the best meat products with the highest quality and WCH try the best to accommodate with the latest solutions. WCH has partners of various testing institutes and laboratories all over the world with international standards and make sure all WCH products are certified with the latest international standards.
Foodborne illness is any illness resulting from the food spoilage of contaminated food, pathogenic bacteria, viruses, or parasites that contaminate food, as well as chemical or natural toxins such as poisonous mushrooms and various species of beans. Norovirus is the leading cause of foodborne illness in the U.S., followed by Salmonella, Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp. And Staphylococcus aureus.
Ecoli O157, one of the foodborne illness, is most commonly found in cows, although sheep, chickens, deer, and pigs have also been known to carry it. Meat becomes contaminated during slaughter, when infected animal intestines or feces come in contact with the carcass. Ground or mechanically tenderized meats are considered riskier than intact cuts of meat because Ecoli bacteria, can be mixed throughout the meat in the grinding process or during tenderization.
Food Packaging is aimed at preserving and protecting food from contamination. For safe food consumption, food packaging should be ensured that food does not come in contact with unwanted bacteria or materials. Manufacturers cannot just uncertified packaging for food, but adhere to agency regulations that make sure packaging is safe. Food packed in certified packaging would help protect and preserve it.
Wing Cheung Hing Knitters (WCH) is complied to the international regulations to make sure the products are safe and suitable for packaging food. All stockinette manufactured by WCH are Certified Stockinette, which is tested and certified by various certification institutions with international standards. Certified Stockinette is tested for Ecoli and harmful substances based on Oeko-Tex Standards 100. WCH values food safety and customer satisfactory is always our highest priority.
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