Handling a Metal Contamination Recall

2018-09-26T14:07:53+00:00 21st September 2018|

Following recent news that the strawberry contamination scare has now spread across the country to include a case in Western Australia, it has been widely reported that a number of suppliers have installed metal detectors on their conveyors to scan punnets of strawberries for contaminants to safeguard consumer health and safety and protect their companies against costly product recalls. While the source of contamination in these instances is beyond the supplier’s packaging line; these incident… Read More

7 Reasons Why Your Business Needs An X-Ray Product Inspection System

2017-09-06T16:22:48+00:00 6th September 2017|

If your business can’t afford foreign contaminants in your products, then the chances are high that you need an X-ray product inspection machine. These high-tech yet surprisingly affordable machines are predominantly used in the food processing, pharmaceutical and packaging industries – which rely on potentially harmful foreign contaminants being detected along the production lines, but they are also essential equipment for businesses in many other industries that require the detection o… Read More

How X-Ray inspection systems can save your business time and money

2017-08-23T16:21:09+00:00 23rd August 2017|

For companies in the food industry, the consequences of product contamination are potentially devastating. There are many examples where one mishap with contamination or a foreign body in a product has dramatically affected a food producer’s business – and the costs of the fallout can be crippling.  From product recalls, line stoppages, batch recalls, fines and legal costs to lost customer confidence, erosion of brand equity and reputational damage, the knock-on effects and associated c… Read More

X-Ray Inspection Or Metal Detection For Food Processing – Which Is Better?

2019-02-15T15:22:31+00:00 19th July 2017|

Safety and hygiene are always top of mind for food processors. Not only is there an important need to avoid bacteria like salmonella and listeria, but food processors also face a risk from foreign object contamination. Objects like stones can be accidentally mixed in with natural food ingredients during harvesting, and foreign objects such as plastic can be inadvertently added to a processing line at the manufacturing facility. So how do you screen your production line to minimise the risk of fo… Read More