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|Albemarle Food Safety business launches new antimicrobial product|
CellVex™ is a post-harvest antimicrobial proven effective against E. coli, Campylobacter and Salmonella for high volume applications in the meat and poultry markets. With the launch of CellVex, Albemarle can now offer customers two product platforms for hypobromous acid – solid and liquid. CellVex can be used as part of a multiple intervention strategy and is approved in all applications within a meat processing plant.
"Albemarle is dedicated to providing antimicrobial interventions to reduce food-borne pathogens across the globe. We offer unique products and science-based solutions for compliance with various global performance standards including the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service's Salmonella and Campylobacter initiative in poultry processing," stated
CellVex joins Albemarle's current food safety products, AviBrom® and BoviBrom®, which are solid forms of hypobromous acid and sold through a partnership with Elanco Food Solutions. Albemarle is the only company in the food safety industry to offer hypobromous acid in a solid form. AviBrom, an antimicrobial processing aid for poultry plants, was the first bromine chemistry solution introduced into meat processing. BoviBrom is a post-harvest antimicrobial rinse for beef processing. All three products are
Albemarle utilized its new
Albemarle's Food Safety business is a part of the company's Fine Chemistry global business unit and offers a premium line of bromine-based antimicrobials as a unique solution for the food processing industry. Albemarle's food safety products are some of the fastest growing products used in processing today, proven effective against many pathogenic bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter, Listeria and E. coli.
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