Articles by Topic - Manufacturing and Distribution

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Features: Keep Your Cool

Automation technology played a critical role in Hill Country Bakery’s implementation of a temperature monitoring system at its distribution center

Features: Food-Grade Lubrication

Utilizing single point automatic lubricators can increase both productivity and safety in the food industry

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News: No Health Risk with BPA Exposure at Current Levels

The European Food Safety Authority has determined that current levels of exposure to BPA pose no health risk to any population group, including pregnant women, the elderly, unborn children, infants, and adolescents. BPA is a chemical compound used in some polycarbonate plastic food contact materials, including reusable plastic tableware, metal can coatings, water bottles, and cosmetics.

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Features: SPECIAL FEATURE: In a Packaging Pickle?

When it comes to pickle packaging, consumers are very familiar with seeing a glass jar with a metal closure on store shelves. The reason that companies select this package format goes beyond industry standards, however. The partnership between metal and glass is an ideal vehicle to use in order to maintain the integrity of the product.

Features: Controlling Particulate Contamination with Fabric Curtain Walls

Fabric curtain walls provide a floor to ceiling blockade against foreign objects, yet allow fast and unimpeded access for conveyors and personnel

Features: Foreign Material Controls in the Red Meat Industry

Meat facilities achieve a higher level of product quality by following proper detection, segregation, and final product disposition procedures

Features: Selecting, Retrofitting, and Integrating Used Equipment

How to assess the risk versus the payoff while still meeting safety and quality guidelines

Features: Incorporating a Color-Coding Program

Best practices in implementing a color-coding system for food safety

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Features: Preventing Contamination at the Dock

Loading dock equipment, originally meant to increase operational efficiency and to protect the safety of dockworkers, is now being enlisted to protect food products in cold and dry storage facilities as well as during production and transportation. Here are some warehouse solutions that can help a DC or processing facility strengthen their line of defense again contamination.




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