E. Coli Outbreak can be Learning Opportunity for Leafy Greens Industry

E. Coli Outbreak can be Learning Opportunity for Leafy Greens Industry

Commercial Refrigeration, Federal Regulations, Food Safety, Industrial Refrigeration, Produce
The worst E. Coli outbreak in over a decade has affected a widespread swathe of the country—reaching as far as Alaska—but seems to have originated from just one location: Yuma County in southwest Arizona.   According to public health officials with the FDA, the outbreak has sickened 197 people in 35 states, with five tragically having died. Officials also said that the contaminated supply of romaine lettuce has worked its way through the supply chain and is no longer available for consumption. So any immediate risk has passed.   And while everyone can breathe a sigh of relief that they are not currently at risk, the fact remains that an outbreak did still occur. This is a fact not lost on both public health officials and produce professionals in the…
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Contractors and Customers Alike Can’t Live Without Refrigeration Controls and Monitoring

Contractors and Customers Alike Can’t Live Without Refrigeration Controls and Monitoring

Commercial Refrigeration, HVACR, Industrial Refrigeration, Performance Analytics, Technology
"It's almost like the check engine light in your car."   This is how Charlie Sternberg, owner of S&S Refrigeration Co. in New Jersey, described the base value of NRM's monitoring platform to greenHVACR magazine. As a refrigeration technician, any tool that improves his ability to effectively—and efficiently—solve his own clients' issues is invaluable. And a tool specifically designed to offer the best, and most comprehensive, fault detection is worth its weight in gold. For Sternberg and his dedicated team of technicians, he found that sidekick in NRM's controls and monitoring platform.   "What the NRM system provides is real-time system functionality and control, energy savings, monitoring, and notifications of potential issues," he added. He's heard feedback from his clients that they are more at ease knowing their product is constantly…
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