All news articles for March 2017

Food safety recall round-up

Food safety recall round-up 24-30 March 2017

Recalls: Metal, glass and undeclared allergens

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food recalls have been made by USA, England, Ireland, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, Germany,  Netherlands, Luxembourg and Denmark.

Schematic diagram of the ULF-MRI system using HTS-SQUID

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Researchers develop novel food inspection system

By Joseph James Whitworth

An ultra-low field (ULF) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system using a high-temperature superconducting quantum interference device (HTS-SQUID) for food inspection has been tested by researchers.

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Detection of density: The metal can files

By Paul King

Metal cans are more challenging to inspect than low-density containers because the packaging presents a higher density to the x-rays.

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Primary challenge for poultry processors is detecting bones

By Yousef Fatayer

Poultry is processed in one of the harshest environments in the industry and as global appetites increase so do the food safety expectations of regulators, retailers and consumers.

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MultiX targets international expansion

By Joseph James Whitworth

MultiX has raised €3.5m to launch production and push ahead with international expansion.