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Air Delivery of Super-Cooled COVID-19 Vaccines

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : December 09, 2020

There are several potential COVID-19 vaccines that may soon be available for widespread distribution. In particular, the United Kingdom has recently approved Pfizer’s vaccine, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering extending Emergency Use Authorization to the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. That is certainly promising news, but storage, transportation, and delivery of these […]

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Don’t Throw Away Your Shot…the Cold Truth About Vaccine Handling and Storage

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : November 18, 2020

Overview In modern times, vaccines have been widely used to keep people healthy by protecting them from serious illnesses and diseases. Worldwide, vaccines annually prevent millions of deaths, and their utilization is responsible, in many parts of the globe, for the nearly total eradication of numerous diseases, including polio, measles, and smallpox. According to the […]

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Brewers Safely Capture and Reuse Carbon Dioxide

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : November 11, 2020

Overview Brewing beer produces carbon dioxide (CO2), especially during fermentation (the process by which yeast converts sugars into alcohol). Estimates are that fermentation yields three times as much carbon dioxide as is actually needed to produce (including brewing, canning, and bottling) each batch of beer, with up to 15 grams of CO2 generated per pint […]

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Consumers Have No Beef Eating Plant-Based Meats

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : March 11, 2020

Overview How about meat without involving animals? Move over, veggie burgers; food companies such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, among others, have created plant-based meats that smell, taste, and look (imagine a thick, juicy hamburger) like the real thing. Unlike traditional veggie burgers, made from soy and bean paste, which have been marketed primarily […]

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Cannabis Extraction Safety

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : January 30, 2020

In 1996, California passed Proposition 215, making it the first of many states to ultimately legalize medical cannabis; as of January 2020, an additional 32 states and the District of Columbia have also made medical cannabis legal. Additionally, recreational use of cannabis is now legal in 11 states and is decriminalized in many others. Cannabis legalization […]

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Roots to Recreation: Cannabis Legalization Promotes Grow Room Expansion

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : October 17, 2019

Criminalization of cannabis cultivation and consumption in the United States began with prohibition by certain states in the early 20th century (between 1911 and 1933, some 29 states banned the cultivation and/or use of cannabis), with the first significant nationwide federal restrictions implemented under the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937. More recently, just as the […]

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Freeze-Dried Food…Dogs Eat It Up

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : June 25, 2019

Overview As dog owners, we treat our pets as we do our children, taking care that the food we give them is not only filling and nutritious but contains only high-quality ingredients sourced and processed in ways that meet our exacting standards. For many owners, far in the past are the days of grabbing any […]

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Winemaking – A Must Read

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : May 07, 2019

  The art and science of winemaking have been around for thousands of years. Winemakers rely on their instincts, palates, and a thorough knowledge of the nuances involved in every stage of the winemaking process as they strive to achieve the flavors and qualities that they desire. Even a cursory overview of certain elements of […]

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New requirements for safe use and storage of liquid nitrogen and dry ice

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : April 20, 2019

The College of American Pathologists (“CAP”) recently imposed new requirements to address risks related to the use and storage of liquid nitrogen (“LN2”) and dry ice. Background The new requirements come after a deadly incident in 2017, when liquid nitrogen leaked at a Georgia lab that was not accredited through CAP.  Emergency responders were called […]

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