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New whitepaper – Guide to handling a metal contamination food recall

Any food recall incident is a crisis situation that requires quick action to mitigate any longstanding financial and reputational damage. Fortress Technology examines the different factors that can make food operators vulnerable to a recall, even with inspection equipment in place.

 

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Fortress backs pledge to reduce food waste in North America

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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Fortress bulks up quality control at Oxford Contract Manufacturing

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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Meat snack exporter beefs up production with Fortress kit

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.

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European Fortress boss backs UK productivity push

Following the release of the British government’s Industrial Strategy whitepaper at the end of 2017, European MD of Fortress Technology Phil Brown shares his views on UK productivity and how technology, like automatic testing, can save money and resources while enhancing food security on processing and packing lines.

European MD Phil Brown backs productivity push by British government

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