A food safety material supplier is targeting fresh-cut processors with its latest product release, with a goal of complying with food safety regulations.

Birko releasing antimicrobial spray for processingBirko, Henderson, Colo., has an spray system that automatically mixes and applies antimicrobial solutions to produce.

Distributed through Chad Equipment LLC, a Birko company, the spray system reduces and controls microbial contamination in produce processing, according to a news release.

The automatic mixing system supplies the trademarked Birkoside MP-2 or Veggiexide antimicrobials to the Chad Conveyorized Spray System and operating parameters including pressure, flow and temperature, according to the release.

Birkoside MP-2 fights listeria while Veggiexide is designed for direct application to produce during processing, according to the release.

“Using the Chad Antimicrobial Spray System is a proven way for produce processors to improve product quality and safety,” Dana Johnson, Birko’s produce specialist, said in the release.