Posts Tagged ‘Metal contamination’

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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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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24 Drawer Filter Magnets Destined for France

Drawer Filter Magnets

Metal Removal From Plastics 24 Drawer Filter Magnets were manufactured at our European HQ in Berkhamsted, UK.  The Drawer Filter Magnets were destined for metal removal from plastics in a plastic product production operation in France. “The Drawer Filter Magnet is one of our most popular magnetic separators,” said Dave Hills, Bunting’s Head of Sales. The order…

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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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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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The Challenges of Removing Fine Iron from Bulk Powders

Magnetic Separators Designed for Processing Bulk Powders Removing metal contamination when the tramp metal and material is granular is far more straightforward than when in a powder form.  To determine the best solution to remove fine iron contamination from bulk powders, it is necessary to have a good understanding of the way the fine materials…

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