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Is X-Ray Inspection Or Metal Detection Right For You?

A major thorn in the side of every food manufacturer or processor is the potential of foreign body contaminants entering food products, leaving the plant, and entering the market. There are many ways — including X-ray inspection systems and metal detectors — food makers battle the possibility of foreign body contamination. But, which one is right for you?

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