Intervention Program

Improving food safety and quality

Food safety and security are serious issues that affect your brand and your business. In addition to our proven technologies to eliminate pathogenic organisms, we also offer a Quality Action Team, which specializes in microbial support and troubleshooting. Comprising our microbiologists and senior level staffers, our Quality Action Team provides microbiological audits, shelf life evaluations, bacterial testing, bacterial identification and typing and sanitizer efficacy solutions.

AFCO Intervention Products Include:


With Perasafe, AFCO offers direct microbial intervention on meats and vegetables.


Perasafe™(equilibrium PAA) combines the proven efficacy of an oxidizer with an organic acid. Perasafe™ is used as a direct microbial intervention on meat and poultry carcasses and in fabrication applications, including ground beef, cuts and trims. AFCO will guarantee results while on Perasafe™

Meat & Poultry Applications Include


  • OLR (On Line Reprocessing)
  • Off Line Reprocessing
  • Scald Water Treatment
  • Process water
  • Picking Rails & Polishing Cabinets
  • Pre & Post Picker Cabinets
  • Pre and Post Cooler Treatments
  • Dip Tanks
  • Chiller Application & Cooler Treatment
  • Post Chill Cabinets & Dip Tanks
  • Cut Up Parts
  • Grinding Room & MDM Applications
  • Product Contact Surface Treatment

Perasafe F&V

AFCO Perasafe F&V is for use as a dip or spray wash for control of non-public health microorganisms that may cause decay and / or spoilage on raw, post-harvest and fresh cut fruits and vegetables.

Fruit & Vegetable Wash Applications Include:

  • Fruit & Vegetable Wash Applications Include:
  • Pre-Treatment Application
  • Surface Treatment Applications
  • Fresh Cut Applications
  • Hard Surface Sanitizing Applications