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    Preparing for Food Audits in Challenging Circumstances

    Podcast
    With the coronavirus pandemic creating access restrictions to food manufacturing sites, alongside social distancing and travel restrictions, the issue of food safety auditing has become increasingly complex. How can food manufacturers prepare for audits that might be carried out entirely remotely, or by a blend of remote and traditional physical access? This subject is explored in a new podcast in which Jon Murthy, Head of Global Marketing at br...
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    Putting Food Waste to Good Use

    Article
    Creating Biodegradable Packaging Material Using Biomaterials from Agricultural Waste Nearly a third of all food produced globally ends up going to waste. This in turn produces 3.3 billion tonnes of g...
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    Understanding Vision Inspection

    Article
    Food manufacturers invest in product inspection technologies to check that the food they produce is free from physical contamination and conforms to brand and regulatory requirements. Faulty packagin...
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    Advantages of Augmented Reality in the Food Industry

    Article
    Augmented reality (AR) is an interactive experience referring to the computer-aided addition of virtual elements to reality. AR technology extends human perception in real time through texts, videos,...

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    UV/Vis Applications for Beer Quality Control

    Guide
    Color Testing with UV/Vis Spectrophotometers Ensures Standard Production Quality Brewing companies around the world commonly use color testing to ensure consistent quality between different batches. This important quality control step is frequently performed using UV/Vis spectrophotometry, which is the quickest and most efficient way to achieve reliable results. The brewing process and the various ingredients used in production all contribute to...
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    Hornby Organic Keeps It Simple and Safe

    Case Study
    Hornby Organic is one of the first companies in Canada to produce a certified organic energy bar made with gluten-free oats. As a former small family business they continue to grow constantly. To imp...
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    How Approved Metal Detector Testing Can Improve Your Business

    Guide
    Product inspection equipment plays a key role in the implementation of a food safety program. Having equipment such as metal detectors on a production line helps to comply with GFSI-based food safety...
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    Why is a Service Program Important?

    Brochure
    The cost of lost production time is highly dependent on your processes but can be enormous: thousands of dollars, tens of thousands of dollars, or more. Typically, in modern manufacturing environmen...

Videos

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    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 annoying for us as waiting customers, but also for the cashier who may have to deal with several such problems every day. For this reason, vision inspection systems are designed to reject products with poorly printed or unreadable codes from the production ...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Thermal Analysis for the Characterization of Food

    Webinar
    Thermal analysis is an important technique for characterizing different materials in the food industry. Processed foods are often subject to heating or cooling during production, making thermal analy...

Events

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    Webinar: How to Validate and Test Conveyorized Metal Detection Systems

    Webinar
    The free webinar How to Validate and Test Conveyorized Metal Detection Systems takes place on the 27th April 2021. The two 40 minute sessions (at 8am and 4pm UK time) will cover how to correctly validate your conveyorized metal detection system, and provide demonstrations of both standard performance tests and those required by retailers. Each session will also include best practice guidance and a live Q&A session. This is a must-attend even...
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    Food Safety Masterclass Live Webinar April 28th

    Webinar
    Aimed at food manufacturers, this live webinar will focus on how to control product quality and prevent physical contamination. The Food Safety Masterclass Live Webinar takes place on April 28th, 20...
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    Food Safety Americas 2021

    Online Event
    Food Safety Americas (FSA) is an annual conference hosted by BRCGS. FSA is one of BRCGS' largest events as it is 3-days packed with presentations, networking, and learning opportunities based on tren...
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    Live-Webinar: Lean Laboratory Principles

    Webinar
    Learn the basic principles of the original Lean idea and know the tools for systematically improving the efficiency of your workflows. A lean laboratory can be achieved by avoiding several forms of w...