The Wave of the Future – Radio Frequency Pasteurisation

In the United States, FSMA regulations, effective this year, address the concerns of food safety in our supply chain. The requirements apply to both human and animal food. Radio frequency (RF) pasteurisation systems, utilised for food pasteurisation since the 1960s, offer a unique and costeffective approach to manufacturing safer food products. The RF treatment process does not require special labeling and doesn’t involve irradiation, noxious gases or the use of chemical additives. Lisa A. Mitchell, Marketing Manager of Radio Frequency Company, Inc., provides some statistics as evidence of the existing problems modern food and pet food manufacturers need to address.