How Safe is X-ray Inspection of Food?
This popular white paper 'How Safe is X-ray Inspection of Food' has been updated and can be downloaded free of charge. It delivers some astonishing facts about this popular choice of product inspection.
Fears about X-ray Inspection of Food
This paper is essential reading for any food manufacturer with reservations about adopting x-ray inspection, especially those concerned about staff objecting to working with x-rays and consumers switching to competing brands.
The paper addresses some key questions for food manufacturers, including:·
- Why use x-rays to inspect food?
- Do x-rays affect the safety, flavour, texture and nutritional value of food?
- What's the difference between food inspection and food irradiation?
- What's the difference between x-ray radiation and radioactivity? And
- How safe are x-ray systems used in the food industry?
X-ray Inspection for Food Manufacturers
X-ray inspection technology has become widely used in the food and beverage manufacturing industries around the world over the past few decades. It is used as a means of detecting physical contamination, such as metal, glass shards, mineral stones and calcified bone, as well as checking portion control, seal integrity and other packaging defects. Such inspection plays a vital role in ensuring compliance with a range of food safety legislation.