As food companies are constantly looking for ways to control food safety risks, they increasingly recognize the need to ensure that their processes are fully validated and verified on an ongoing basis to be doing what they are supposed to do to control risk. They realize that they must control environmental risk and especially allergen risk.
New regulations, the global food supply chain, changing science, consumer expectations, the Internet-enabled speed with which illnesses are reported and other factors all play a role on equipment upgrades.
You're eating foods made safe without heat sterilization, instead using the 'cold pasteurized' of high-pressure processing. Many of these foods are co-packed at a handful of U.S. facilities, according to an executive from Avure Technologies.
BPAs have been controversial for rigid container applications; what's coming down the pike to affect manufacturers in snacks and other foods? CIFT's Shari Plimpton, speaking at Pack Expo 2013, told suppliers to get ready...
Federal’s 12-valve model GWSS2/12.4 monoblock filler/capper and 30-valve net-weigh filler/capper with extended-shelf-life (ESL) option are unmatched in the packaging industry in terms of sanitary construction and ruggedness. These machines function for decades and hold their value for resale.