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Inspection system

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Designed for dry-filled pre-made and FFS pouches, stick packs, sachets and flexible packaging, the PTI VeriPac 425/LP automatic online inspection system includes vacuum decay leak testing technology that provides non-destructive package testing and reliable leak detection as small as 10 microns.

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Inspection machines

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Providing protection for food manufactured in trays or plastic packages, Luceo ThermoSecure inspection machines offer tray pack, labeling and product appearance inspection, in addition to mix-up prevention and the detection of foreign particles in seals.

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Tech Update: Metal detection & X-ray inspection

System enhancements keep a protective eye on quality
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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Vigilance, metal detection equipment and X-ray inspection systems can help keep contaminants out of your food most of the time.

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If Santa Claus were real, he'd have to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Is Santa breaking all the rules?

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Santa will have to get in step with FSMA as he imports uninspected candy from unregistered plants at the North Pole.
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Where Machine Eyes Outperform Tired Human Eyes

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Italian meat producer, D’Autore, is a perfectionist when it comes to the quality of its packaged meat products, which include cured ham, bresaola, salami and other deli items. Its single, highly automated facility in Castelnuovo Rangone employs 35 people, where products are packed for private-label customers as well as the D’Autore brand.
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Food Safety: Ode to the pallet

By Richard F. Stier, Contributing Editor
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Keep an eye on one of the least considered plant tools. It could make a huge difference in your food safety plan.
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9th Annual Replacement Parts Survey

By Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor
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Food Engineering readers provide insight into how their companies are recalibrating inventory needs to meet production demands.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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