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How to Detect and Manage the Challenge of Plastic in Food

Posted by FlexXray on Sep 12, 2018 9:43:00 AM

There’s no question that innovations in plastic are changing the food industry. Plastic is paving the way for new, lightweight forms of packaging to be created, as well as providing more flexible choices in equipment. Plastic products make processing and packaging foods easier and more cost-effective .

However, plastic contamination is also creating growing challenges for food manufacturers. How can companies detect and manage the growing challenge of plastic in food?

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Topics: X-ray Food Inspection, Processed Foods, Recalls and Lawsuits

The Complete X-ray Food Inspection Checklist

Posted by FlexXray on Sep 5, 2018 11:56:15 AM

The moment a physical contaminant is suspected or discovered in your food plant, your standard processes are immediately put on hold. Now, instead of focusing on getting your product to the end user, you have to take certain steps to ensure the safety of your product.

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Topics: X-ray Food Inspection

Most Common Sources of Meat Contamination

Posted by FlexXray on Aug 14, 2018 11:23:00 AM

Food contamination from foreign particles is simply part of the production process. And so is keeping those particles from remaining in the food or ever reaching consumers .

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Topics: Meat and Poultry

How Much Does a Frozen Food Recall Cost?

Posted by FlexXray on Aug 7, 2018 10:57:00 AM

One of the biggest threats to any food company is a frozen food recall. Whether it’s caused by biological contamination or the discovery of foreign materials, being forced to recall frozen food has a significant and often lasting effect on companies . But what is the actual cost of a frozen food recall?

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Topics: Processed Foods

What Blockchain Traceability Means for Food Manufacturers

Posted by FlexXray on Jul 31, 2018 11:08:00 AM

The food chain provides almost unlimited opportunity for foreign contaminants to find their way into the food supply. Although X-ray technology and third-party inspection services can pinpoint where the contaminant is located in the food, what’s often less clear is when and where the contamination occurred.

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Topics: Uncategorized

How X-ray Inspection Systems Are Changing the Food Industry

Posted by FlexXray on Jul 24, 2018 11:52:00 AM

As technology continues to evolve, it empowers every company in the food industry to become more efficient and cost-effective. As part of that evolution, increasingly more sophisticated machines are paving the way to provide greater safety and peace of mind for food manufacturers .

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Topics: X-ray Food Inspection

The Evolution of Food Safety Technology

Posted by FlexXray on Jul 17, 2018 3:37:03 PM

Consumers have long been concerned about the safety of the food they eat, and the tools for keeping it safe have come a long way since the early days of our industrialized food production system .

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Topics: Uncategorized

The Differences Between Inline Machines and X-ray Food Inspection

Posted by FlexXray on Jul 10, 2018 9:06:00 AM

Food inspection processes continue to become more sophisticated, creating a safer food environment and providing peace of mind both for food manufacturers and for consumers. Today, inline processes have evolved to include metal detectors and X-ray inspection. While that has greatly enhanced food safety and inspections, inline machines have their limitations.

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Topics: X-ray Food Inspection

What Frozen Food Companies Must Know When Salvaging Contaminated Products

Posted by FlexXray on Jul 3, 2018 9:50:00 AM


Frozen food manufacturers face their own set of challenges when it comes to resolving issues with contamination. Because frozen food typically has many different types of ingredients, it is at a higher risk for physical contamination.

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Topics: X-ray Food Inspection, Canned and Bottled Goods

Developing a Food Safety Culture in Your Organization

Posted by FlexXray on Jun 27, 2018 10:37:44 AM

While concern about food safety is nothing new, the concept of creating a food safety culture is a top priority in food manufacturing today. It's an initiative that has gained traction and attention on a global scale. However, as companies work to create their own food safety culture, there’s no clear-cut definition of what it means or how it should be accomplished .

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Topics: Uncategorized

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