Food Safety Exchange

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News

  • IFS Launches a New Development Tool: The IFS Pathway

    IFS Launches a New Development Tool: The IFS Pathway

    Article
    IFS has recently introduced the IFS Pathway, a brand-new IFS Tool. This interactive platform offers many valuable technical resources that help companies implement the IFS Requirements and improve continuously. This is how the IFS accompanies companies on their way to the next level of food safety. The IFS Pathway is a brand-new IFS Tool offered to support IFS Global Markets assessed companies as they progress to the next level. The Pathway hel...
  • Halloween Food Safety Tips

    Article
    Pumpkins, costumes and lots of treats: Halloween is almost here. Trick-or-treating is one of the main activities children usually do on that day. To make sure that you and your children stay safe and...
  • The Growth of Vertical Farming Brings New Questions

    Article
    Vertical farming seems poised to become the next big trend in food production. Its ability to produce food without needing to rely on geography and weather, as well as a reduced requirement for skill...
  • Expert Talk: The Importance of Food Safety Culture for Food Audits

    Expert Talk
    Consumers are looking into the food products they purchase with an increasingly critical eye. High expectations surround not only food safety but also sustainability and traceability. That means the ...

Downloads

  • Management of Moisture Data

    Reference Paper
    Recently the productivity at industrial operations is improved immensely. This implies increased need for product testing including moisture content analysis. These analyses generate lots of data across different workplaces which require improved ways of handling data as well as better traceability. The data can be generated in multiple formats. The choice of the best-suited method should be made in alignment with required data handling needs t...
  • Dynamic Precision Weighing: Challenges and Innovations

    White Paper
    The ability to weigh products as they travel on a production line and deliver a consistently accurate result is a crucial part of the quality control process. With regulations mandating weights and m...
  • Maintaining Compliance Standards with X-ray Inspection

    Case Study
    Ensuring product safety and brand protection is critical for food manufacturers. It is important to maintain quality standards, especially when a company expands or wants to reach international marke...
  • Minimizing False Rejects Caused by Product Effect

    Infographic
    In the food industry, many of the products being inspected for metal contamination exhibit a phenomenon known as 'product effect'. This is where the product's own characteristics produce a signal sim...

Videos

  • On-Demand Webinar: Sensor Handling and Maintenance

    Webinar
    Struggling with pH Measurements? Benefit from the experience of the subject experts and easily overcome the measurement challenges faced during your pH analysis. Learn the right set of skills along with some good measuring practices while performing the pH measurements. Understand the importance of using a specialized sensor as per your sample needs. The accuracy of a pH measurement relies mainly on sensor handling and sensor maintenance. For a...
  • Why Code Checks Are Important

    Video
    Have you ever had to wait longer than usual in a supermarket line because a barcode couldn't be scanned at the checkout? This has probably happened to each of us at some point and is not only annoyin...
  • On Demand Webinar: Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection or Both?

    Webinar
    This webinar discusses the basic principles, pros, and cons of both technologies, and guides you through making the right choice of installing a metal detection system, x-ray inspection system or bot...
  • On Demand Webinar: Overcoming Product Effect in Metal Detection

    Webinar
    This free on demand webinar explains how to overcome product effect to detect more metal in challenging applications. Overcoming product effect can be a challenge when inspecting wet/conductive produ...

Events

  • On-demand webinar: how to automate metal detector testing

    On-demand Webinar: How to Automate Metal Detector Testing

    Webinar
    Compliance Assurance for Throat and Gravity Fall Metal Detectors This on-demand webinar - How to Automate Metal Detector Testing - is designed to help food manufacturers to better understand how to optimize the performance of their product inspection equipment. A key focus is the use of throat (ZMFZ) metal detectors in Vertical Form, Fill and Seal (VFFS) applications, or gravity fall metal detection systems and the challenges that testing their...
  • On demand webinar: How to select the correct metal detection system

    How to Select the Correct Metal Detection System

    Webinar
    Exploring Benefits for Brand Protection, OEE, Compliance and Lowering Total Cost of Ownership This on-demand webinar explores how to choose the right metal detection system to invest in and why it is...
  • Tradeshow SQF Unites 2021

    Tradeshow: SQF Unites 2021

    Tradeshow
    The Safe Quality Food Conference will be gathering the food safety community together for the annual SQF event (newly named SQF Unites), to come together for all things food safety. This 3 day confer...