ISS and its SunGarden™ Seed Division introduce the world’s Safest Sprouting Seeds

COOKEVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 20, 2019/PRNewswire/ -- In support of recent FDA Initiatives and Guidance to safeguard production, conditioning, and distribution of sprouts, ISS and its SunGarden™ Seed division invested in a state-of-the-art technology and processing facility that uses a proprietary, exclusive, eco-friendly, organic, non-thermal treatment and sanitation of sprouting seeds to achieve a 5-log to 6-log reduction of pathogens. Current industry practices achieve only a 3-log reduction.  This means that SunGarden's proven technology reduces pathogens up to 1,000,000 times, while current industry practices reduce pathogens only up to 1,000 times. SunGarden™ completed a thorough, scientific validation study led and conducted by Novolyze, a worldwide credible organization, confirming that this organic treatment process achieves a 5-log to 6-log reduction of pathogens. The process and the results of the validation study were presented to the FDA and are available for review to all interested parties and sprout growers. SunGarden™ Seed treatment provides the safest seeds, while at the same time maintains germination and keeps the seed in its raw, natural state with

ISS and its SunGarden™ Seed Division introduce the world’s Safest Sprouting Seeds2019-08-22T21:26:35+00:00

New seed treatment cleans better

International Specialty Supply officials unveiled a new sprout seed treatment process that will eliminate the majority of pathogens on their products at a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday. Paige Stanage | Herald-Citizen PostedWednesday, August 14, 2019 BY PAIGE STANAGE International Specialty Supply officials unveiled a new sprout seed treatment process Tuesday that will eliminate the majority of pathogens on their products. President and CEO Marino Papazoglou said sprouts are a super food, but they must be throughly cleaned. "When somebody normally sanitizes the (sprout) seeds, they get rid of 99.9 percent of pathogens," Papazoglou  said. "So that means there are some pathogens left over in the seed that may make some consumers sick. But now our seeds are sanitized to 99.999 percent. So there are practically no pathogens left in our seeds." Silas Stoddart, marketing manager, said the new treatment does not use bleach. "The new seed-treatment process, which uses technology that was designed in Canada, uses a solution that's been labeled as a neo-pure," Stoddart said. "That solution will bring

New seed treatment cleans better2019-08-15T14:04:32+00:00
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