According to the FDA, it’s estimated that 48 million foodborne illnesses occur every year, 128,000 of which require hospitalization and 3,000 of which result in death. These statistics showcase the need for a solid food safety plan within all food industries.

One way to avoid cross-contamination is by using color-coded products. Color-coding benefits all food processing facilities that need to comply with strict U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, especially when dealing with pathogens, allergens and other foreign contaminates.

Facilitate deep cleaning with the Sparta color-coded scrub brush! This molded plastic brush offers bundles of colorful bristles that can be coordinated with the color of cutting boards or other items. Learn more about the Sparta color-coded scrub brush.