Third-party audits are seen as a crucial component for food organizations today, meeting customer or corporate requirements, while providing them transparency and assurance. Unfortunately, just the mention of an audit is enough to stress some people.
Wipotec, a leading manufacturer and supplier of precision in-motion weighing and X-Ray scanning equipment, has introduced a quality control solution combining its sophisticated checkweighing technology with premium visual inspection. Providing two critical functions in one compact frame, the company’s HC-A-V Checkweigher is applicable for a broad array of consumer packaged goods, including food & beverage items. It will be officially introduced to the North American market at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, September 27-29, 2021.
Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has been providing industry-leading food safety testing services in Green Bay, Wisconsin since 2005. FSNS has announced their move within the city to a new, state-of-the-art laboratory. This transition will allow FSNS to continue to grow as one of the food safety leaders in the region, and expand operations throughout the Midwest.
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has announced its experts will present the latest technologies at Pack Expo Connects from 9 - 13 November, 2020. Across the five show days, Mettler-Toledo will be demonstrating Track & Trace, metal detection, checkweighing, X-ray and vision inspection technologies, presenting a panel session with a Questions and Answers discussion on the Innovation Stage, plus hosting a virtual showroom at Pack Expo Connects.
PENN Connected – Digital Food Safety from Johnson Controls replaces clipboards with digital tools to help retail, food service and manufacturing organizations adapt to today’s unique food safety standards. The digital compliance management solution manages data monitoring, recording and reporting to ensure food is stored, prepared and consumed in a safe manner. The configurable and easy-to-use platform improves HACCP compliance, saves time and money and provides enterprise-wide insights that can be generated with just a few clicks of a button.
Metal detection today remains the backbone of food safety compliance for the majority of the industry, but especially in the chilled and frozen food sector. Specifically, simultaneous multi-frequency scanning is making it much easier for manufacturers to identify hard-to-find metals in food products with high conductivity (so-called "wet" products). These products may, literally, have high water content. Additionally, above-average conductivity may also be linked to high levels of minerals, particularly salt. These can be found in products such as bacon, or ready meals.
Diversified is a USDA-accredited and ISO 17025-certified laboratory specializing in the rapid detection and reporting of more than 600 types of chemical contaminants.
November 18, 2019
FoodChain ID, a Fairfield, Va.-based portfolio company of Paine Schwartz Partners, LLC, acquired Diversified Laboratories, LLC, Chantilly, Va., to create what is said to be the most comprehensive contaminants testing solutions offerings.
A recent Registrar survey revealed Kosher certification, along with non-GMO and organic certification, is top of its clients’ list of desired additional services for 2020.
October 10, 2019
STAR-K Kosher Certification, Baltimore, Md., partnered with Registrar Corp., Hampton, Va., where Registrar’s clients can explore Kosher certification and existent STAR-K Kosher-certified clients in need of FDA registration.