ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- iGPS Logistics, the leading plastic pallet pooling service provider in North America, now offers the capability to deliver direct food contact level safety for its pallet customers. The revolutionary method applies a food contact surface sanitizer to iGPS plastic pallets, reducing contaminants by an average of 96%.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requires transport equipment, such as pallets, to be cleaned and sanitized to prevent food from becoming contaminated. Industry experts have stated that 5,000 – 10,000 CFU (colony-forming unit of Aerobic Plate Count bacteria) per sampling swab are acceptable levels of sanitization for pallets. Testing on the sanitized iGPS plastic pallets showed consistently at less than half these minimum acceptable levels.
"This sanitization process is the latest step in bringing our clients the best possible products, solutions and services that focus on Food Safety and Hygiene, that maximize cost savings," said Jeff Liebesman, CEO of iGPS Logistics. "The testing results of the new process are truly extraordinary – iGPS now offers customers a level of cleanliness beyond industry standards or current capabilities."
iGPS is proud to be the driving force of change and innovation.
About iGPS Logistics:
iGPS Logistics is North America's only pooler of 48x40 plastic pallets. iGPS pallets will generate measurable savings in transport, reduced product damage, and other operational efficiencies. The world's only multi-use pallet to receive NSF Food Equipment Certification, iGPS' platform is a major advance in supply chain hygiene—a platform that can easily be cleaned. It will not absorb fluids that can lead to contamination and never requires treatment with toxic pesticides or fungicides. Measuring a true 48" x 40", iGPS' platform enables larger load patterns and is ideally suited for automated environments. And it puts an end to broken boards and protruding nails that can damage equipment, endanger workers, jam production lines and litter workplaces. An independent life cycle analysis has documented that iGPS' solution is better for the environment than both one-way and multiuse wood pallets. For more information please contact iGPS at 1-800-884-0225 or visit www.igps.net.
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