Food Safety Summit (FSS) 2015 attendees found collaboration and integration to be the watchwords for FDA’s strengthening of relationships among government organizations (federal, state and local) and other stakeholders in food safety.
Featuring interchangeable slits to adjust resolution and throughput on demand, indicator LEDs and device connectors, the Ocean Optics Flame miniature spectrometer can be employed in food manufacture quality labs or integrated on production lines for a range of UV-Vis reflected color measurements.
USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced the 2015 rates it will charge meat and poultry establishments, egg products plants, and importers and exporters for providing voluntary, overtime, and holiday inspection and identification, certification, and laboratory services.
Designed to discriminate between fat and lean portions of packaged meat products in cardboard cartons, plastic crates and vacuum-packed frozen blocks, the Eagle FA3/C fat analysis machine also provides protein and moisture calculations.
Providing 3-dimensional inspection of products, the Cognex DS1000 3-D displacement sensor uses laser triangulation to provide a topographical representation of each item to allow the measurement of features such as length, width, height, tilt or volume relative to any surface.
The JLS Automation PIVT leak detection system utilizes vacuum, vision and other sensor technologies to detect seal contamination, leaks and pinholes; it allows a robot to identify leaky packages and reject them.