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How to assess the risk versus the payoff while still meeting safety and quality guidelines
Departments: Minimize Risk in Food Automation Systems
Follow these best practices to minimize risk and ensure success in installing or upgrading an automation system in your food plant.
Departments: Anatomy of a Metal Detector
Understanding the fundamentals of metal detector layout and operation will enable you to select the correct equipment for a given task.
My last article focused on sanitation training and the five basic steps for cleaning a food plant. In this article I address the pitfalls, as well as the results, you can expect when you implement a high-quality food safety/sanitation system.
Departments: The Kitchen is Open
Only a fool would buy a new car without going for a test drive, and food processors now find themselves adopting a similar approach when it comes to purchasing equipment for their facilities. No longer content to simply sign off on the delivery of large ovens and chillers at their docks before trying to adapt the machinery to their particular processes, plant managers have sought a means to ensure, in advance, that such equipment is optimally suited for their operations.
Columns: Sanitation Notebook
The plant manager calls a meeting during which he presses the sanitation and quality control managers about a $2,000 request to buy a foamer and a dilutor system.