Posts Tagged ‘food safety’

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 Liquids Traps 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 Traps 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.  The…

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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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3 Magnet Audits Conducted For Food Safety

Testing Magnetic Separators in Food Processing Plants In one week, we have conducted Magnetic Separation Audits at three separate UK food processing plants.  The audits form part of the quality management system of each company and are used for both internal and external food quality and safety assessments. A Magnetic Separation Audit involves the physical…

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6 Metal in Food Safety Scares in 2017

UK Food Standards Agency Reports 6 Metal-in-Food Problems in 2017 Six warnings of UK food being contaminated with metal fragments were reported by the UK Food Standards Agency in 2017.  The food safety warnings ranged from sweets to meat products. Metal In Food Safety Warnings 2017 Greencore recalled various brands of Chicken and Bacon Caesar…

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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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42 In Line Magnets Ensure Baby Food Is Metal Free

Magnetic Separators Remove Metal During Baby Food Production A Baby Food producer based in Germany has purchased a further 14 In Line Magnetic Separators to guarantee a metal-free product.  The latest 14 In Line Magnetic Separators are in additional to 28 already supplied and installed as they equip their food manufacturing plants across Europe. In…

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Getting Metal Out of Beer

Ideal Locations for Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors in a Brewery Thankfully, it is very unlikely that you will ever find a piece of metal in your glass of beer.  However, when tramp metal in the form of screws and nails is accidentally introduced during the brewing process, it damages processing equipment and can even affect…

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Cases of Metal Found In Food

A Food Safety Nightmare To mark the start of the UK’s Food Safety Week (19th – 23rd June 2017), we are looking at recent cases where there has been an issue with food safety with specific reference to metal contamination. Metal contamination is commonly found in foods as they are being processed.  Metal can be introduced…

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Getting Metal Out of Processed Vegetables

Ideal Locations for Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors in a Vegetable Processing Plant Processed vegetables are a vital part of the food chain.  Tens of thousands of bags of pre-cut carrots and freshly prepared kale are bought in supermarkets daily.  Frozen vegetables have been very popular since Clarence Birdseye invented the quick freezing method in 1924.  Also,…

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