North Americans waste an unfathomable amount of food. A study by the Environmental Protection Agency on the topic estimates that more food reaches landfills and incinerators than any other single material in everyday trash, about 21 percent of the waste stream. Fortress Technology examines why false rejects from all-important metal detectors can be a major contributing factor.
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Fast growing dietary supplement manufacturer Oxford Contract Manufacturing (OCM) has invested in a Fortress Stealth metal detector on the back of a contract win to produce bulk 15kg boxes of supplement tablets. Delivering unrivalled sensitivity along with built-in data capture capabilities, the high performance detector is pivotal to the company’s HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) program, ensuring compliance with regulatory and retailer standards in global markets.
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Why is metal the most likely contaminant? And answers to other important inspection questions.
Rapid automation uptake can increase the risk of metal contaminants entering the food chain
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Interceptor metal detector designed to inspect conductive applications, including meat, poultry, and seafood, cheese, desserts, ready meals, bakery items, and fortified cereals, featured in Packaging World.
Source: Packaging World
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A bold design breakthrough enables a single metal detector to deliver game-changing performance attributes.
source: Canadian Packaging Magazine
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Inspecting wet and conductive products has for many years presented bakers with a number of challenges. At the 2018 Bakery Showcase, Fortress Technology (Booth 465) will demonstrate how its Interceptor range is achieving a new level of sensitivity by conquering product effect.
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For suppliers of powders and bulk solids, inspecting for metal contaminants while accommodating larger and varying pack sizes, ranging from 25kg to 50 kg (50 to 110lb), can be quite a challenge. At iPBS, Fortress Technology will demo its larger yet more sensitive metal inspection system – the Big Bag King (BBK).
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At the 2018 International Cheese Technology Exposition, April 17-19, Fortress Technology (Booth 1313) will demonstrate how its Interceptor range is achieving a new level of sensitivity by conquering product effect.
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With demand for beef jerky and other portable protein rich snacks outstripping conventional savoury snacks globally, Europe’s leading manufacturer and exporter of beef biltong and jerky – Meatsnacks Group – has installed three conveyor-style Fortress Phantom metal detectors featuring unique Scavenger technology.
Read the full installation story here: Meat snack exporter beefs up production with Fortress kit
In the world of food safety and metal detection, larger aperture sizes typically mean reduced sensitivity. At the IAOM annual conference this April, Fortress Technology will demo its ‘Big Bag King’ (Booth 208).
Article continues here: Metal inspection heavyweight parades ‘Big Bag King’ at IAOM