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Foreign body contamination of foods can be a safety or quality issue, or both. Regardless, if a food is contaminated by a foreign body, the repercussions for the food business can be expensive and damaging.
Metal detection is a well established and effective method of reducing the risk of metal fragments in commercial food products. Control of plastic foreign bodies is more difficult. Metal detectable plastics have been developed with the intention that metal detectors can also be used for their detection but how detectable are these plastics?
Read more about our tests and investigations in our metal detectable whitepaper.
One source of foreign body contamination is food industry cleaning brushware, where the bristles can snap, be cut, or detach from the brush head and enter the food product. Brushes with metal detectable bristle are available to the food industry and have been marketed as a way of detecting foreign bodies from this source, but do they work?
Read this brochure for more details.
Read the blogpost "Control of foreign bodies from cleaning equipment and utensils" and get all the answers. Click to read more.
Foreign body contamination of foods can be a safety or quality issue, or both. Regardless, if a food is contaminated by a foreign body, the repercussions for the food business can be expensive and damaging. To help reduce this risk Vikan invented UST brushware. Read this blog to learn more about our investigations.
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