food processing

4 Metal Contaminated Food Alerts in 2018

The UK Food Standards Agency reported four cases of metal contaminated food in 2018.  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 where food was reported to be potentially…

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Magnetic Separator Audit for Jordans Dorset Ryvita

Inspecting Magnet Strength Bunting engineers have conducted a thorough review of all the Magnetic Separators installed at the Jordans Dorset Ryvita plant in Poole, Dorset.  The magnetic separator audit was completed over three days, including attending site on Saturday to prevent any loss in production. Jordans Dorset Ryvita has a strong heritage of making whole…

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Our 2018 Review

A Look Back at Our News & Blogs from 2018 BREXIT and concerns about plastic waste have dominated the news in 2018.  Despite the BREXIT pessimism, UK exporters continue to export and the plastics industry is working hard to pacify environmentalists.  2018 has been another great year for Bunting Europe and we look back on…

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Scandinavian Exhibitions with Tekemas

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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15 Magnetic Liquid Filters Keep Orange Juice Metal Free

Export Success to Fruit Juice Industry in Spain In the past 18 months, Bunting has manufactured and supplied 15 Magnetic Liquid Filters to citrus juice producers in Spain.  The magnetic separators are used to capture and remove fine iron from the juice. Need for Magnetic Separator Protection Fine iron is commonly found in most food processes including…

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Practically Measuring Magnetic Separator Strength

Technically Assessing Magnetic Separator Power Using a Pull Test Kit A Magnetic Separator is designed to attract, capture and hold magnetic particles.  The magnetic strength needed to successfully achieve that design objective is commonly stated in a magnetic separator supplier’s quotation or specified in the tender.  This ‘Magnetic Strength’ is usually referenced in terms of ‘gauss’, a…

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Metal Contaminated Sugar Alert

Latest 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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59 Pastry Products Potentially Contaminated with Metal

Tesco, Aldi and Nisa Recall Pastry Product Due to 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…

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Fish Cakes Contaminated with Metal

Youngs Seafood Recalls Metal and Plastic Contaminated Fish Cakes  In February 2018, Young’s Seafood Ltd recalled its Chip Shop Fish Cakes 6 pack due to the possible presence of pieces of metal and plastic in some packs.  The presence of metal and plastic makes this product unsafe to eat and presents a safety risk. The affected product…

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Our 2017 Review

A Look Back at Our News & Blogs from 2017 2017 has been another busy and exciting time for Bunting Magnetics Europe with some great news stories.  In this blog we look back at the past 12 months and review the stories that hit our headlines. January We started the year by announcing that Bunting…

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