Metal Contamination

A UK Food Standards Agency food alert reports that UK supermarket-chain EH Booths has recalled British-produced Corned Beef as it may contain metal pieces.  The agency states that ‘the presence of metal makes this product unsafe to eat and presents a safety risk’.  The recalled Corned Beef is the 3-slice 100g pack with a use-by date…

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Halva

The UK Food Standards Agency reported that Monolith (UK) recalled Halva due to the possibility of containing small pieces of metal.  Monolith (UK) is a cash and carry wholesaler based in Barking, UK.  The Halva product is produced by Ukraine-based Zolotoi Vek and imported for sale in the United Kingdom.  The recalled Halva product is…

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In Line Magnets

Bunting Magnetics is exhibiting a range of metal contamination solutions on stand A029 at the VICTAM 2019 International exhibition (Cologne, Germany June 12 – 14).  The range of Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors both identify and capture problematic metal that is potentially dangerous to animals and also causes explosions. Metal contamination is a common problem…

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Oat Milk

Potential presence of metal pieces has caused the Food Standards Agency UK to issue a food alert relating to Oatly UK’s Oatly Oat Drink Whole.  The Agency states that ‘the presence of metal makes this product unsafe to drink and presents a safety risk’.  Otaly UK Limited has recalled the specific date coded 1 Litre…

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Pneumatic In Line Magnet

Two Pneumatic In Line Magnets Capture Tramp Metal A UK processor of Potassium Chloride is using two Pneumatic In Line Magnets (PIMS) to capture and remove small tramp ferrous metal.  The metal is removed early in the process, as the dry material is being pneumatically conveyed, to prevent damage to processing equipment including the crusher. …

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Metal Contamination

Various prepared vegetable products have been recalled from EH Booths due to the presence of small pieces of metal, reports the UK Food Standards Agency.  The recalled products include Diced Red Onion; Butternut Squash and Red Onion Soup Mix, Diced White Onions, Minestrone Soup Mix and Leek and Potato Soup Mix.  The UK Food Standards Agency…

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Metal Contamination

Contaminated food in 2018 has been reported in four cases by the UK Food Standards Agency because of the existent on contaminant metals.  This compared with six alerts in 2017.  All four cases relate to food products that have either reached or have the potential to reach the consumer. Metal Contaminated Food Warnings 2018 The four cases…

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Bunting Provide Technical Support at Two Overseas Shows Local representative Tekemas has exhibited at two Autumn international trade shows in 2018.  The equipment displayed on their stands included a selection of Magnetic Separators.  Both exhibitions proved to be successful, with leads for both magnetic separation and metal detection equipment. Tekemas is based in Rodovre, Denmark and specialises in providing solutions…

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Metal Contamination

Announcing Metal Contamination Food Safety Alert On the 28th July 2018, the UK Food Standards Agency released a food alert announcing ‘Tereos UK recalls Granulated Sugar due to the presence of small metal pieces‘.  This is the third report of metal being found in food reaching the consumer in 2018 after six metal contamination alerts in…

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Tesco, Aldi & Nisa Pastry’s Potential Metal Contamination On the 2nd June 2018, the Food Standards Agency announced that the Addo Food Group was recalling batches of chilled pastry products, including sausage rolls, pasties, pastry pies and slices because of potential contamination with small pieces of metal wire.  This is the latest food safety recall due…

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