Feature: Glass fragment contamination in food jars and bottles

Posted by SEALPAC UK on Apr 30, 2018 4:00:00 PM

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As recently as 2014 over 10% of physical contamination incidents reported to the FSA were a result of glass contamination. Recently there have been several cases of household brands being subject to costly food recalls, which have cost the manufacturers dearly both through fines and damage to brand reputation.

A fragment of glass however small represents a potential threat to consumer health. Corporate reputations are  increasingly at risk in the face of such damaging exposure. This kind of negative exposure is exacerbated by the omnipresent threat of consumers taking to social media to express their dissatisfaction.

From a corporate standpoint brand reputation is paramount. Measures to safeguard such lofty reputations are simple to expedite, however the uptake and implementation of readily available solutions is still at a relatively low level across the food industry.

If you are involved in any aspects of quality control (Including HACCP) on food production lines, now is the time to investigate X-ray inspection technology for your application. The first step is to engage an inspection company with an established pedigree in X-ray inspection technology such as Sapphire, who have installed over 2000 inspection systems worldwide, and been at the forefront of x-ray technology for over 35 years.

Sapphire have recently teamed up with SEALPAC UK combining SEALPAC'S knowledge of the food packaging industry with Sapphires world leading expertise and commitment to excellence in X-Ray technology. This alliance of excellence is already taking the industry by storm and providing effective, class-leading inspection solutions for major Food production companies committed to maintaining the quality and integrity of their brands.

Alan Hunter BSc (Hons)

Product Manager SEALPAC UK

If you wish to know more about the readily available solutions, incorporating the latest world leading X Ray technology then give  us a call now.

Call SEALPAC UK on 0845 3023056  for your free X Ray consultation.

Topics: contamination