To remain competitive in the demanding and highly-scrutinized food industry, Mariani Packing Company has established critical control points (CCP) throughout its five processing facilities, one of which is located in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Mariani needs double protection against any sort of metal particulate that might be found in loose and packaged dried cranberries before reaching customers. More than 27,000 grocery stores in the U.S. sell Mariani dried fruits.
California-based Cottage Bakery, like all food manufacturers, must safeguard against ferrous and nonferrous metals such as brass and stainless steel that can contaminate food during production. Metals can come from a variety of sources, including raw materials and in-house processing equipment.
Mushroom farm looks for a solution to isolate minute metal fragments that may be undetectable to a line worker can work their way into the processing stage while the mushrooms are being sliced before packaging.
Implementing food metal detection technology with Rare Earth Magnets played a critical role in meeting safety guidelines at Hershey’s Chocolate World attraction.
After 15 years of development, Kaida (Beijing Kaida Hengye Agricultural Technology Development Co., Ltd) has grown into a leading vegetable and fruit chips exporter in China.
Food manufacturing companies invest millions of dollars annually into food magnetic separation equipment, proactively reducing the risk that any foreign object or contaminant will be embedded into a food product sold to grocery stores, restaurants, retailers, or general consumers. Manufacturers of food industrial magnets have adopted standard testing equipment that measures the holding force of a magnet. Here are some rules to follow to make sure you are using standard operating procedure when field testing magnetic strength to attain the most accurate results.
Glass is often the preferred packaging material for food manufacturers. However, checking for foreign bodies in a finished pack is critical, as just one glass shard can have catastrophic consequences.
The white paper explains the importance of identifying foreign body contaminants in food and can be used as a checklist to evaluate the various metal detectors and x-ray inspection systems on the market.
Oakshire Mushroom Farm needed new metal detectors to accommodate rising demand. This case study explains the selection process and how the technoloy improved food safety and final product quality.
To combat the issues of contamination, many food manufacturers, who have previously relied upon manual sorting and inspection, are embracing novel technologies and sorting systems.
In order to meet the global population’s growing demand for food, research by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) predicts that the worldwide food manufacturing and processing industries need to increase their total output by 70 percent by 2050. This article will explain several ways to enhance the efficiency of food production.
Mettler-Toledo Safeline’s new range of HDS Pipeline Metal Detectors is developed specifically for use on vacuum filling lines for detection sensitivity and stability, as well as user-friendly operation in potentially harsh or extreme working environments.