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Allied Universal Achieves CIMS-GB Certification
February 16, 2017

Allied Universal’s janitorial services division has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building... Read more

Listeria Concerns Prompt Cheese Recall
February 13, 2017

Sargento Foods, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for seven varieties of its shredded and sliced cheese products. Sargento issued the recall after being notified that a supplier may have provided... Read more

Listeria Concerns Spark Frozen Vegetable Recall
February 2, 2017

Barberi International, Inc. has issued a recall for its Sunbra brand of frozen vegetable mix due to the risk of listeria. Barberi issued the recall after routine sample testing by the Florida... Read more

Target to Eliminate Harmful Chemicals from Products by 2020
February 1, 2017

U.S. mega-retail chain Target Corp. has announced plans to eliminate harmful chemicals from its products as part of its new company policy. Target plans to remove chemicals such as phthalates and... Read more

Mumps Outbreak Strikes Washington State
January 26, 2017

Washington state has reported 278 confirmed cases of the mumps across five counties.   A spokesperson from the Washington State Department of Health recommended the MMR vaccine for protection... Read more

ISSA-TV: Cleaning Chemicals 101
January 17, 2017

As jansan professionals come into contact with a variety of cleaning chemicals in their daily tasks, it's important to understand the chemistry behind these solutions. In this Educational Quick... Read more

WHO Publishes Infection Prevention Standards
January 12, 2017

he World Health Organization (WHO) published a universal set of standards to help guide national governments and health care facilities in proper infection prevention. In an abstract published... Read more

Suspected Norovirus Outbreak Hits Suburban Chicago School
January 11, 2017

Cleaning crews vigorously scrubbed surfaces Monday at St. Charles East High School in St. Charles, IL, after 800 students and 50 staff members missed class due to norvirus-like symptoms. According... Read more

Salmonella Fears Fuel Twinkie Recall
January 10, 2017

Hostess Brands has issued a voluntary recall of its Holiday White Peppermint Hostess® Twinkies® due to possible salmonella contamination. Hostess issued the recall in response to a... Read more

Veterans Affairs Initiative Helps Reduce MRSA Infections
January 6, 2017

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology reported a decrease in  methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in health care facilities... Read more