Food Safety

FORTRESS EXPANDS INTO CHECKWEIGHING LAUNCHING RAPTOR SMART SERIES

Renowned metal detector expert, Fortress Technology has unveiled its expansion into checkweighing with the launch of its inaugural ‘smart’ weigher series – Raptor. The launch took place during a live demonstration at PACK EXPO Connects (virtual showroom 570).

Designed for new-generation manufacturers embracing the digital revolution, Raptor checkweighers include an intelligent conveyor removal system and intuitive digital process monitoring technology to advance inspection efficiency, target operational inefficiencies and slash product giveaway.

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Food Safety First Episode 5: Part 2 – Foreign Material Control

Food Safety First welcomes back AIB International’s Jeff Wilson, VP of Food Safety Services for Europe, Asia and Africa to continue the discussion around Foreign Material Control through the supply chain. Jeff emphasizes the importance of establishing foreign material control programs in food manufacturing facilities and explains how to effectively do so because, “Everyone deserves safe food every day.”

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VERTEX – MADE FOR SNACK INSPECTIONS

The average North American is expected to spend US$209.35 on snacks in 2020

Designed specifically to inspect free-falling snacks and ingredients, more than 700 new Vertex metal detection units designed by Fortress Technology were installed by snack manufacturers globally in 2019. Buyers ranged from some of the largest international food brands to fast-expanding niche snack factories.

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Detection and Inspection: Spot the Warning Signs

How does the industry improve its inspection procedures to reduce the high incidence of product recalls caused by physical contaminants?

January 10, 2020
Rick Pendrous

Food and drink contamination presents a unique challenge for detection and inspection systems.
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