From Able Electropolishing Company, Inc.
When the news came out
that stainless steel can
harbor bacterial biofilms,
a Dallas, Georgia, company decided
to test its metal against other materials.
The results were good news for
anyone wanting to reduce bacterial
cross-contamination in poultry.
Cross-contamination occurs as
poultry is processed and bacteria from
carcasses attach to wet steel surfaces
on processing equipment. When the
bacteria accumulate, they develop an
increasingly complex matrix by
attaching to each other and forming a
bacterial film that stubbornly resists
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