Selecting the Right Product Inspection System for Your Application

A Primer on the Differences between Metal Detection and X-ray Technologies For decades, product inspection for food has incorporated two main technologies: Metal Detection (MD) and X-ray (XR). Both technologies have been integrated into quality control protocols for food manufacturers around the world. Through the years there have been enhancements to both technologies to improve…

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Sugar Content Determination Guide

The Ultimate Sugar Content Determination guide reviews different methods of sugar content determination using refractometry, density, titration, spectrophotometry and moisture analyzers, depending on the product and requirements. In today’s largely consumed sweetened foods and beverages, sugar concentration ranges from very low to high depending on the purpose of its addition. The exact sugar content is…

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Global Food Safety Conference 2019

Global Food Safety Conference 2019 Emerging Challenges & the Future of Food Safety The GFSI Conference (25-28 Feb 2019, Nice, France) is the industry’s annual meeting for the advancement of food safety and consumer trust worldwide. Gathering over 1,000 leaders and decision-makers from 60 countries, it is a unique opportunity to get in touch with…

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How Food Processing Equipment Can Improve Worker Safety

Each year over 5,000 injuries in food and drink manufacturing are reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK alone. Although this figure is high, workplace injuries in this industry have almost halved since the ‘A Recipe for Safety’ initiative was introduced in 1990. Whilst this is a considerable improvement, the food and drink manufacturing sector still has a lot to do to reduce injury rates in the manufacturing sector as a whole.

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Food Safety Americas 2019

Food Safety Americas 2019 offers invaluable insights and exclusive updates designed specifically to improve food safety management in retail, food service and manufacturing environments, in addition to networking opportunities with industry peers. BRC Global Standards are working with industry experts from the Americas to put together a relevant and cutting-edge agenda that reflects the challenges…

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Food Safety Europe 2019

Food Safety Europe 2019 is a one-day conference that will deliver invaluable insights and high-level, constructive knowledge-share, designed specifically to improve European food safety management in retail, food service and manufacturing environments. The conference will deliver key insights, case studies and practical solutions; providing you with the valuable opportunity to take away invaluable knowledge, experience…

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A Guide to pH Measurement

Correct and accurate pH measurements depend upon reliable instruments and electrodes. Right equipment selection, handling and maintenance are crucial for obtaining optimum results and prolonging instrument lifetime. This guide focuses on giving a clear and practical description of how to measure pH in the laboratory and field environment. A lot of tips and hints are…

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Choosing the Right Inspection Technology for Product Safety and Quality Control

Product inspection equipment is commonplace on the majority of food manufacturing lines, but finding the correct solution for your applications isn’t always an easy decision.  The choice between metal detection, x-ray inspection or both technologies requires manufacturers to answer a number of questions before making a decision; these include the type of contaminant and whether…

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