Plan Automation Technology Blog

X-ray 101: How it works, and how it can improve food safety and increase product quality

Posted by Mat Bedard on Tue, Aug 6, 2019 @ 16:08 PM

Food manufacturers across the globe have been relying on x-ray technology since the early 1990s to protect consumers, reduce the risk of product recalls and safeguard their brands. But what exactly is x-ray inspection and how does it work?

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Topics: X-Ray Inspection, X Ray Inspection for Food, Product Inspection, Eagle Pi, emergency x ray systems, X-Ray Solutions

What to Look for in On-Site Emergency X-Ray Inspection Services

Posted by Mat Bedard on Wed, Aug 30, 2017 @ 11:08 AM

Whether it’s a bone that manages to remain wedged in a piece of meat, a loose screw that eventually falls off a machine, or bits of plastics that find their way into your batch, any contaminants in your finished product will be a major blow to your brand. The enactment of the FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) has led to many industries emphasizing food contamination prevention. Therefore, you should meet the mandatory preventative controls to comply with the FSMA, and X-ray inspection equipment is key to ensure food safety.

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Topics: X Ray Inspection of Meat, emergency x ray systems

Emergency X-Ray Product Inspection Services

Posted by Mat Bedard on Tue, Mar 29, 2016 @ 16:03 PM

The proper inspection of your food products is always a high priority. Ensuring the safety of a consumable protects not only consumers, but your brand. Without the right food inspection equipment, this is incredibly difficult. This is why many food producers invest heavily in top of the line food inspection technologies.

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Topics: emergency x ray systems