Last Updated on December 27, 2023
UV-C Treats Bacteria on Meat During Bacon Slicing and Wrapping
Frequent infection with mold spores on sliced and unsliced bacon is a common problem in the meat processing industry and can be solved with the help of Germicidal UV-C Rays. Condensation can create a favorable environment for mold to develop rapidly. Bacon faces the additional threat of mold development in between slices. Every pass of the cutting blade transports and deposits mold spores from the bacon’s outer surface onto each of the individual slices. Once on the slice surface, it propagates rapidly and shortens the saleable life of the product. UV-C Treats Bacteria on Meat that has been obtained during slicing, wrapping and curing.
Mold-free bacon slicing and wrapping rooms prolong the life of the product. SaniLIGHT ® and Sani·Ray® Germicidal Ultraviolet Fixtures use STER-L-RAY ® UV-C lamps that prevent contamination of the bacon while being sliced or wrapped. In facilities using continuous slicing machines with conveyor belts that transport meat from the slicer to the wrapping position, SaniLIGHT ® or Sani·Ray® Germicidal Ultraviolet Fixtures are mounted over the conveyor and wrapping stations for continuous irradiation.
Packaging Fresh Meats with UV-C
SaniLIGHT ®and Sani·Ray® Germicidal Ultraviolet Fixtures aid in the maintenance of holding rooms and wrapping environments, which permits successful packaging of fresh meats including pork, lamb, veal, and beef. STER-L-RAY ® UV-C lamps eliminate the ability for mold and bacteria to proliferate on surfaces. The product sales life is prolonged, which enables these fresh meats to be packaged and prepared for the retail trade.
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Made in the USA, the air purification systems from Atlantic Ultraviolet Corporation® are constructed of the highest quality materials to withstand the most demanding applications. Many applications can benefit from germicidal UV-C, including those seeking to improve their meat processing facilities.
For more information on meat processing— including how UV Disinfection reduces contamination in the air, on surfaces, and in water — visit our application-specific page.
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