Don't Let Contaminated Ice Harm Your Patients

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Contaminated ice at hospitals poses a huge risk to patients, especially as patients use an average of 10 lbs of ice over their hospital stay. The healthcare industry is committed to zero preventable deaths by 2020. The Vortex can help prevent bacteria that can grow on ice.

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Dirty Ice Machines in USA Restaurants

Drinks at Restaurant

Watch this news story about the state of ice machines in USA restaurants, where many machines were found to have high levels of bacteria. Ice dispensing machines & storage bins are very difficult to keep clean, especially in restaurant environments. Vortex provides weekly or monthly auto-cleaning!

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Look at the Germ Count at These Schools!

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22 million sick days are taken each year due to the common cold alone. Read about the study the NSF conducted to find the germiest places in schools. Now the only question is how to keep those germs out of the ice machines! That's where the Vortex comes in.

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Contaminated Casinos?

Casinos use an average of 2 lbs of ice per gambler. A 2011 University of Law Vegas comparative study that focused on ice dispensers in Las Vegas food establishments found that 33.3 percent of the ice samples "exceeded the EPA limits set for heterotrophic bacteria in drinking water”.

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Ice From Six out of Ten Restaurants Has More Bacteria Than Toilet Water

Ice in soda at a bar.

The Daily Mail collected ice from ten fast-food franchises and determined that in six out of ten locations, those innocuous-seeming cubes contained higher levels of bacteria than the water samples taken from toilet bowls at the same establishments.

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