The original ad copy read: "Cast-Iron Enameled Water Trough and Hog Scalders
Dallas, GA) equipped with copper jacketed graphite electrodes was applied to scalder
and chiller waters to minimize the number of Campylobacter spp.
Antimicrobial solutions can be added to chill tank, scalder
or wash water.
Full-Scale (250 ton) Poultry Processing Example * Continuous scalder
and chiller: 50,000 birds/h and 1/4 gal/bird = 208 gal/min * Hot water heating requirement: 208 gpm from 61[degrees]F to 135[degrees]F = 7.
This water can be recirculated back to the chiller and other areas where water comes into direct contact with poultry, such as the scalder
and evisceration line, Moore says.
The carcasses are submerged in a hot water bath called a scalder
to prepare them for evisceration -- removal of inner organs and non-edible parts.
In August 2005, the Company began the in-plant commercial verification process for USDA approval to use the pHarlo technology in the scalder
process of poultry processing.
The birds travel through a scalder
, a continuously flooded trough of 138 F water that loosens their feathers.