How Safe is X-ray Inspection of Food?

Physical contamination, whether it's glass, mineral stone or a piece of metal can occur during food processing or preparation and is a concern for both consumers and food producers.

X-ray inspection systems are used in the food industry to detect such contaminants in order to ensure product safety and quality. But it's often asked, how safe is this production inspection method for food?

Watch this 50 second video and learn some interesting facts about the X-ray inspection of food: