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New study finds schools are unprepared for pandemics

A new study published in the American Journal of Infection Control finds that 40% of schools in the United States are unprepared for a new pandemic. “Less than half of U.S. schools address pandemic preparedness in their school plan, and...

September is National Food Safety Month

September is National Food Safety Month

SCA is proud to be the sole sponsor of the National Restaurant Association’s 18th Annual National Food Safety Month (NFSM), which kicks off Sept. 1. The theme of this year’s focus is “Be Safe- Don’t Cross Contaminate”, and will emphasize...

Technology Essential to Foodservice Growth

Technology Essential to Foodservice Growth

Technology is becoming increasingly important in daily life, and is being used in ways previous generations never could have imagined. In the foodservice industry, it’s becoming a do-or-die necessity, leaving those without the latest innovations left behind. TheDailyMeal.com observes that...

C. Diff Deaths Require Action From Healthcare Industry

C. Diff Deaths Require Action From Healthcare Industry

When the sick and injured are hospitalized, the last thing that they expect is to contract a fatal infection. Frighteningly, that’s exactly what the trend has been throughout the last two decades. Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, is a spore-forming...

CDC Issue Precautions on Swine Flu at Agricultural Fairs

CDC Issue Precautions on Swine Flu at Agricultural Fairs

With the late summer/early fall state and county fair season in full swing, the CDC issues precautions against viral infections around livestock. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are asking people attending agricultural fairs to take precautions...

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Clorox Healthcare™ Bleach Germicidal Wipes Receive U.S. EPA Registration to Kill Clostridium difficile Spores in Three Minutes

Eariler this month, Clorox released news that their germicidal wipes had recived EPA registration to kill C. Difficile. The press release states: OAKLAND, Calif., July 12, 2012 – Clorox Professional Products Company, a division of The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX),...

Odorless Healthcare Facilities are Better for Visitor Experience

Odorless Healthcare Facilities are Better for Visitor Experience

Cleaner smelling healthcare facilities leave visitors and patients with a better impression of the care they receive. Visitors can gauge a facility’s effort in addressing those concerns by simply looking at the space. How a healthcare facility is maintained reflects...

Top Restroom Complaints

When polled, the top five most common restroom complaints that commercial office facility managers received were odor problems — particularly urine odor — and visibly dirty floors. Urine Odor Odor problems are the types of complaints that are directly related...

Prevent Infections in Health Care Facilites

Prevent Infections in Health Care Facilites

Preventing infections in health care facilities has always been a top concern of health care providers and professionals. Health care-associated infections (HAIs) continue to plague facilities in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that...