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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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 Contamination: Reputations on the Line

Food safety scares often make national and international headlines and a well-publicized incident can destroy the worth of a brand name in an alarmingly short period of time. Moreover, product recalls caused by physical contamination can cost millions of pounds to execute – with fines and compensation claims on top. Frank Borrmann, product inspection specialist,…

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Ensuring Food Safety

Manufacturers and brand owners can gain an understanding how physical contamination in food products occur in the production environment and how inspection technologies prevent food safety incidents. Technical information will help food manufacturers select the best product inspection technology to safeguard their applications. Expert advice about future food safety trends is provided to further improve…

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Live Webinar: Food Safety MasterClass

Food manufacturers and brand owners can discuss in this interactive, live webinar, with an industry food safety expert, how to safeguard their products, brands and businesses against the repercussions of physical contamination. In six steps, participants can learn and discuss how to prevent physical contamination in food products, irrespective of application or packaging type. Food…

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GFSI 2018 – Safe Food For Consumers Everywhere

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) aims to improve food safety through industry collaboration and knowledge sharing by bringing representatives of the world’s biggest food companies, governments and standards owners together to discuss industry challenges. Consumer trust has never been more important, which is why food safety is now top of the agenda for FMCG…

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