BSL-2 Food Processing

The BRI's BSL-2 food processing areas occupy more than 2,000 square feet. This area contains various industrial-scale food processing equipment for use in food safety research, walk-in cold rooms and freezer, and an overhead rail system.

Biocontainment enhancements include:

  • Poured concrete construction.
  • Entry/exit shower block.
  • Interlocked anteroom doors.
  • HEPA filtration of exhaust air.
  • Liquid effluent decontamination system.
  • Dual electrical feed and stand‐by power generator.
  • Individual security PIN code access.

If you are interested in conducting research at the BRI, contact the director.