Poultry guidelines for ozone applications

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HEALTH CANADA — In a response to approve the application of ozone directly on poultry products, Health Canada, Bureau of Chemical Safety had no objection to the application of ozone in the following poultry applications:

  1. Approval to apply ozone in aqueous solution on surfaces of poultry carcasses, parts, trim and organs (up to 10 ppm).

  2. Approval to apply gaseous ozone to surfaces of poultry carcasses during air-dry chilling (up to 10 ppm) and on surfaces of poultry meat parts and deboned poultry meat (up to 20 ppm).

  3. Approval to apply ozone in aqueous solution (up to 3 ppm) with contact time not to exceed 5 seconds, to surface chicken drumsticks.

To discuss adding strategic interventions as part of your multi-hurdle food protection approach contact Dustin Cheatham at 206.549.1205 or dcheatham@tristratagroup.com