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How to Safely Disinfect Groceries

Protecting our families from dangerous pathogens should be a high priority during these uncertain times.  But a pathway for pathogen contamination may be commonly overlooked. 

Foods and groceries are a potential transmission channel for pathogens because they are normally produced, transported, and packaged by different individuals. Luckily, you can protect yourself and your family from coming into contact with contaminated foods, and groceries by using TwinOxide ready to use disinfectant. 

Chlorine dioxide is the main ingredient in TwinOxide ready to use disinfectant. About 5% of large water treatment facilities use chlorine dioxide to treat drinking water. It does not produce any hazardous by-products. This makes TwinOxide very different from conventional disinfectants. The solution is great for killing disease-causing micro-organisms. But can you use it on foods and groceries? Read on to find out more.

How TwinOxide Ready to Use Disinfectant Works

The solution is a safe disinfectant that you can use at home or in the office. It does not contain any bleach or chlorine, making it suitable for use on foods and groceries. The solution contains chlorine dioxide, which is more effective than chlorine in killing germs. 

Chlorine dioxide has been proven to be effective against:

  • Norovirus
  • Legionella
  • Staphylococcus
  • Human coronaviruses 
  • Cryptosporidium and influenza
  • Rotavirus and similar pathogens 

Chlorine dioxide is very different from chlorine in terms of the chemical structure. The former is very effective, even in low concentrations. It is soluble in water, meaning you can use it to disinfect water. Chlorine dioxide does not produce any dangerous by-products when used as a disinfectant. 

Additionally, there is no known micro-organism resistant to chlorine dioxide. This makes it an effective tool in the fight against dangerous pathogens. It is important to remember that TwinOxide ready to use disinfectant is not a bleach. You should not use it to remove stains.

How to Disinfect Food and Groceries Using TwinOxide

You can use the solution to disinfect food and groceries because the concentration of chlorine dioxide is too low to be detrimental to human health. 

Below are steps to disinfect your foods and groceries. 

  • Clean your kitchen table using a cloth disinfected using TwinOxide
  • Disinfect the packaging by spraying it with the solution and wiping it
  • Wipe every item you purchased from the grocery store

You can decide to leave the foods or groceries in the disinfected water for a couple of minutes. But this is not necessary because chlorine dioxide is a very powerful disinfectant. You can directly ingest the food or fruits after disinfecting them with TwinOxide. Remember, the concentration of chlorine dioxide in the disinfectant is too low, hence it poses no health risks to you or your family.

What Are the Advantages of Big Bend Sanitizing Solutions?

With Big Bend products, there is no rinse or wipe-down needed. The solution is also not corrosive. As they do not contain bleach or chlorine. This makes them suitable for use in cleaning foods and groceries. Further, these products are non-carcinogenic and do not contain any substances that could cause cancer. You can also use the solution in any sprayer or mister. 

Due to the low concentration of these products, there is no risk that they will bleach or damage your clothes. The solution has no harmful effects on human skin. However, do not let it come into contact with your eyes. The required contact time for killing micro-organisms is much lower when using these disinfectants.

Important Considerations When Using

Big Bend Sanitizing products

To get the optimal use out of the solution, here are a few things you should consider:

  • Ensure that the lid is tightly closed when you are not using the disinfectant
  • Keep the solution out of direct sunlight
  • Use the products within the "Best By" date listed on the container
  • Close container lid tightly when you're finished using to preserve efficacy 

These considerations are important to help you achieve optimal performance. Exposure to sunlight leads to the decomposition of chlorine dioxide into chlorine gas and oxygen. Ensure that you store the container in a cool, and dark place and always keep the container capped. Big Bend Sanitizing Products are packaged with a 'Best By Date' printed on the label. Just as it says...the product will be 'best' if used by that date...but will not necessarily be ineffective after that date.

Keep Safe With TwinOxide Ready to Use Disinfectant

Wearing masks and observing social distance is great. But you can do much more, such as disinfecting and sanitizing your home, office, and the food you eat. Big Bend sanitizers are safe and you can use it on foods, and groceries. 

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