Delivering kitchen hygiene

According to WHO, around 600 million people in the world fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420 000 die every year. While restaurants and takeaways are to blame for many of these, the cause of others lurks in the domestic kitchen. Between prepping and cleaning, the kitchen is a veritable incubator for bacteria.

Why cleaning is not enough

A kitchen may look perfectly clean. Nevertheless, it can be contaminated with lots of microorganisms that cause disease. Some of the biggest culprits in the kitchen include countertops and cutting boards. People often wipe them down with sponges and cleaning cloths that have E. coli and other bacteria. Regular cleaning may get the stains off, but unfortunately it also means you may be spreading rather than wiping away bacteria.

UV light – a great tool for fighting kitchen germs

Ultraviolet light has long been used as a disinfectant and presents a great way to disinfect kitchen goods and surfaces. At LightLab, we have spent many years working with UV solutions to improve hygiene, and we can help you to create a safe, and clean kitchen environment.

PureFize® broadband UV technology is ideal for keeping kitchens clean and free from potential hazards. PureFize light sources can be built into kitchen furniture or freestanding boxes for disinfection of items such as sponges, cutting boards, knives or can openers. The unique light spectrum provided by PureFize means exceptionally high levels of germicidal reduction can be reached in just a few minutes. All bacteria, viruses and other germs are destroyed beyond repair leaving your kitchen hygienic and germ-free.

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