Avian influenza (AI) is a very contagious disease of birds which occurs worldwide. The virus appears naturally among wild birds and can then infect domestic poultry. Infection can be caused through direct contact with infected birds, as well as contact with surfaces which have been contaminated.
Highlighting our commitment to maintaining standards and ethical trading, we have passed the stringent auditing process and secured admission to the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers’ Association (CHSA) newly launched Cleaning Chemical Manufacturing Accreditation Scheme.
The Coronavirus pandemic has helped to highlight the importance of cleaning and hygiene but we need to ensure extraordinary product claims are backed up.
The livestock industry worldwide has, in the last 10 years, undergone a revolution in the thinking and technology behind the methods of cleaning before disinfection of livestock housing.
"Prepare, Respond, Recover: A Special Webinar on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)" also known as the "Wuhan Coronavirus'
Our chief microbiologist has put together a summary of Public Health England guidelines, along with our recommended products for surface disinfection and hand hygiene.
Following the outbreak of Group A Strepococcus in mid Essex and the very sad death of 12 patients, Public Health England (PHE) and the NHS have been working closely to manage this incident, and extra infection control measures have been put in place to prevent the infection spreading in the area.
Evans Vanodine will be exhibiting at Interclean Istanbul, as part of the Janitorial Product Export Group (JPEG) stand.
Evans Vanodine’s return to The Cleaning Show London 2019, proved to be a great success. After an absence of many years, the show was an ideal opportunity for Evans to remind everyone of all it has to offer the industry, in terms of products and expertise, both in the UK and worldwide.
The recent outbreak of equine Influenza in the UK has resulted in the cancellation of race meetings with the potential to cause massive disruption to the UK’s racing programme.
This year marks a century since Evans Vanodine started developing and manufacturing products for the cleaning and hygiene industry. Over the past 100 years, the company has grown from one small laboratory and an office to become a world leader in the industrial, janitorial, food process and animal health sectors.
Evans Vanodine are delighted to once again be supporting the City of Glasgow College and sponsoring an award at the Food and Hospitality Prizegiving Ceremony.
Following the recent Government announcement regarding Avian Flu in Europe, and the declaration of a Prevention Zone, keepers of poultry and other captive birds are now required to keep their birds indoors, or take appropriate steps to keep them separate from wild birds. Evans Vanodine has several approved disinfectants for use in the control of Avian Influenza.
Following an update from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on the use of disinfectants in the food industry, our Microbiology Laboratory has revised our own guidance which explains the use of ‘bactericidal washing up liquids’. It also gives details on the control of cross-contamination using products which pass EN 1276.
When choosing the right disinfectant formulation to use in a food manufacturing or similar area, there are several considerations to bear in mind. Often, the main points to consider are Where? What? and Why?
On the 10th April 2013 Evans Vanodine attended the annual SOCIUS Network Supplier Awards at the Guiness Storehouse in Dublin.
We are now reviewing our products under the new Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). This system was created to standardise how the hazardous properties of chemicals are classified throughout the world.
Does killing 99.9% of bacteria prove a disinfectant is effective?
Our Chief Microbiologist, Valerie Fotheringham, was a guest speaker recently at the REIHS's Food Update Course in Edinburgh.
Representatives of Evans Vanodine were honoured to be in the presence of Royalty recently when Chairman Mr Derek Evans and Mr Peter Thompson, International Sales Manager, visited Buckingham Palace to attend a special business reception.
Following 2 years of research, our highly qualified chemists have made significant developments, enabling us to manufacture bactericidal hand washes that actually work.
Information about the globally harmonised hazard classification and compatible labelling system, including material safety data sheets and easily understandable symbols.
After 37 years of business in South America for the effective control of Moko Disease in banana plantations, our world renowned disinfectant, Vanodine, has been launched in South East Asia to help control a second and equally destructive microorganism: Fusarium in banana and fruit plantations.
Evans Vanodine will once again be exhibiting at the world's leading trade fair for cleaning professionals. We will be showcasing our full range of products at the show, which takes place from 6th-9th May, including several new and exciting developments.
Norovirus is the most common cause of infectious gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) in England and Wales. The Illness is generally mild and people usually recover fully within 2-3 days; there are no long term effects that result from being infected. Infections can occur at any age because immunity is not long lasting.
Evans Vanodine were very honoured to receive the ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ award at this year’s ‘Be Inspired Business Awards’ (BIBA)
The Victorian geometric floor tiles situated in the main corridor of the 1905 Building, part of Sedgley House in the grounds of The Greater Manchester Police Training Centre at Sedgley Park, must be one of the most admired floors in the country.
As part of our continuing product development, we have introduced a new Sanitiser and a new Degreaser to our Super Concentrates range.
The manufacture and supply of Cosmetic Products is regulated in the UK under The Cosmetic Products Regulation. The most obvious indicator of compliance is that the ingredients have to be shown on the label according to the correct nomenclature and listed in descending order of inclusion level. However, few people appreciate all the other implications.
We recently donated several pallets of Handsan alcohol hand sanitiser to The International Aid Trust, which they have been able to utilise for their work abroad. We received a wonderul thank you letter from their CEO & Founder Bernard Cocker along with images showing the work they have been able to achieve.