Cleaning and disinfection: practical application

  • S. J. Forsythe
  • P. R. Hayes


In practical terms the aim of an acceptable cleaning programme (including, where necessary, a disinfection element) must be to restore equipment and especially food contact surfaces to the required level of cleanliness. For nonfood contact surfaces and floors, walls and ceilings the standards demanded when cleaning will be lower than for the food contact surfaces themselves.


Cleaning Efficiency Food Hygiene Bacteriological Quality Food Contact Surface Cleaning Programme 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. J. Forsythe
    • 1
  • P. R. Hayes
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Life SciencesThe Nottingham Trent UniversityNottinghamUK
  2. 2.formerly of Department of MicrobiologyThe University of LeedsLeedsUK

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