Posts Tagged ‘food’

Metal Contamination Solutions at VICTAM 2019

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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Metal Contaminated Oatly Oat Drink

Oat Milk

The UK Food Standards Agency has issued a food alert relating to Oatly UK’s Oatly Oat Drink Whole because of the potential presence of metal pieces.  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…

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4 Metal Contaminated Food Alerts in 2018

Metal Contamination

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

Magnetic Separator

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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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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Getting Metal Out of Processed Vegetables

Metal Contamination

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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Metal Found In Rice

Magnetic Separator Ensuring Food Safety There are a lot of negative Food Safety reports about metal being found in food (e.g. Morrisons’ Green Beans, Sainsbury’s Bread), but there is also a great deal of good practice. Whilst undertaking an annual Magnetic Separation Survey at a rice processing factory, we were able to see the importance…

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28 In Line Magnets Remove Metal from Baby Food

Record Sales for In Line Magnets in 2016 A record 28 Pneumatic In-Line Magnets (PIMs) have been supplied to a major global Baby Food products company in Germany.  The Magnetic Separators are installed into food processing lines to attract and remove any magnetically susceptible materials. Metal is commonly found in food during processing.  The metal…

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Morrisons Hit by Metal In Green Beans Scare

The Nightmare of Metal Contaminated Food On Friday 21st April 2017, UK supermarket giant Morrisons was faced with a ‘Metal In Food’ health scare.  As reported by the BBC and others, two customers found the metal in packets of the vegetables in Manchester and Glasgow stores. The Food Standards Agency issued a warning for the…

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Getting Metal Out of Spices

Ideal Locations for Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors in a Spice Processing Plant Most households have a collection of spices in one of their kitchen cupboards.  Adding spices to food when cooking is now a common practice, but how are they processed and prepared? Most spices are grown in the tropical regions of the world,…

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