Volume 4, Issue 1
Published: April 6, 2017
Meeting VdF requirements

More attention is being paid towards the tank cleaning industry, as the food sector strives to reach high standards of hygiene to conform to food safety rules. Due to the fact that the products and ingredients come into direct physical contact with transport equipment, the tanker cleaning process is essential. Some serious food safety incidents, especially in relation to allergens, have made the food sector more sensitive and demanding towards the issue of traceability. Especially as this tanker cleaning process is beyond their direct control at a remote location.

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