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Design and evaluation of barrier tunnels between low and high care food processing areas.(AFM132) - FT0582

To quantify the risk of transferring microbial contamination on product, packaging and air from low to high risk food preparation areas without a barrier tunnel; to design, construct and determine the effectivness of the prototype barrier tunnels that can offer options of product, packaging and/or air microbial decontamination between low and high care food production areas while still allowing materials to flow freely and continuously.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2004

Cost: £115,999
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Marks and Spencer plc, ABB Climate Systems, Campden Technology Ltd, Fisher Chilled Foods, Uniq Convenience Foods, Wedeco UV Systems PLC, Northern Foods Plc, M & W Pearce Ltd, University - Silsoe College, Ozone Industries Ltd
Food and Drink              
Food Hygiene              
Food manufacturing industry              
Food Safety              
Process Technology              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain