Biofilm Management in Food and Beverage Processing

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Biofilm Management in Food and Beverage Processing


Specific Microbe Control course S3


Category: Specific Microbe Control
Level: Advanced
Languages Available: English 


Course Modules: Managing and controlling Biofilm in food and beverage production


It is recommended that trainees have completed Principles of Hygiene and Sanitation in Food and Beverage Processing in preparation for this course.




Course Description


Biofilm is the term used to describe a bacterial growth of microorganisms on a surface which forms glue-like substances that is difficult to remove and survives in aqueous environments.


This advanced course explores the nature of Biofilms, the impact they have on food and beverage processing sites, and how we can combat them in practice.




Suitable For 


  • Suitable for employees in the food industry, especially hygiene-related functions.






Learning Objectives 


  • What a Biofilm is, what they are composed of, and how they develop.
  • How and why Biofilms communicate.
  • How to remove Biofilms.
  • How to control Biofilms in the production environment.