KEEPER® Seafood

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keeper-seafood-1The Ultimate Antimicrobial Product for the Seafood Processing Industry.

Control microbial and enzymatic activity while promoting positive organoleptics and shelf life extension.

KEEPER® is an FDA [21 CFR 173.325] antimicrobial agent that is used to  eliminate pathogens, extend shelf life and improve quality in seafood. KEEPER® is approved in water and ice that are used to rinse, wash, thaw, transport and store seafood.

  • Meet the required efficacy without altering flavor
  • Develop and maintain your reputation for quality products
  • Gain confidence of USDA inspectors by using the most trusted antimicrobial intervention technology
  • Integral component of your HACCP Plan

keeper-seafood-2The KEEPER® antimicrobial intervention program is simple to use and is highly effective against Salmonella, E. coli O157:H7, Listeria and many other pathogens of concern. KEEPER® is trusted by inspectors as part of a successful HACCP Compliance program.

With Bio-Cide International’s patented delivery technology, KEEPER® allows you to use the same chemistry from ship to shore.

KEEPER® was developed by Bio-Cide International, the world-wide leader in acidified sodium chlorite antimicrobial technologies. Bio-Cide’s KEEPER® is activated at the time of use to produce the uniquely effective, food grade sanitizer, chlorine dioxide. When activated, KEEPER® is added during processing and transporting to wash or rinse water and ice.

KEEPER® Applications

  • Processing Aid-Rinse
  • Shelf Life Extension
  • Ship’s Hold: Storage Water and Ice
  • Deodorizer
  • Scallop Whitener

KEEPER® is the most effective, fast acting, broad-spectrum antimicrobial available.

keeper-seafood-3KEEPER® has been shown to be more effective than other common sanitizers including quaternary ammonia, Iodophors, Peracetic acid and sodium hypochlorite (chlorine). KEEPER® provides a comprehensive antimicrobial intervention program.

  • Ultra high, broad spectrum antimicrobial activity
  • Prevents formation of biofilm
  • Low toxicity
  • Low corrosion potential
  • No chlorination or THM formation
  • Effective over a broad pH range (1-10)
  • FDA approved up to 50 ppm as sodium chlorite
  • keeper-seafood-4Can be used in water and ice
  • Resists neutralization due to organic load
  • No effect on organoleptic properties
  • No effect on nutritional quality
  • Only seafood consumed raw requires a potable water rinse
  • Exempt from declaration on the food product label
  • KOSHER certified
  • Economical to use
  • Can be used with automated delivery systems

Activation

The active ingredient in KEEPER® is Acidified Sodium Chlorite that generates Chlorine Dioxide. To increase the speed of kill and efficacy of KEEPER®, the pH of the solution can be reduced with any Food Grade GRAS acid to acidify the Sodium Chlorite.

Activation may be accomplished manually in low volume as batch applications; or with BCI’s hands-free, low cost AANE™ unit (non-electric), the Wall Mount Activation System™, or the on-line activation system OLAS™ Ti that combines activation with injection into water streams on the fly.

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