It Happens to the Best of Us…

Thankfully, America has one of the safest and best food supplies in the world.

Thousands of companies harvest, prepare, and deliver foods of every shape, size, and flavor to families across the country.  We are thankful for that every day – from birthday cakes to breakfast cereals to Thanksgiving dinner.

A lot of work goes into preparing and delivering food to consumers – and in that process, physical contaminants or foreign material get into the food while it is being prepared.  It happens to the best of companies from time to time.

When a foreign contaminant gets into the food, the company usually knows.  Whether it is a rubber washer, a piece of plastic, a few stones, a small part from a baking machine or some metal shavings from a conveyor belt – it’s no surprise when a company has to pull some product and inspect for physical contaminants.

The challenge is, a company that focuses all of its processes, equipment, and personnel on making food – usually isn’t the most efficient at finding a foreign material that gets into the food only once in a blue moon…

That’s where FlexXray® helps out. No food company can find contaminants like metal, wood, plastic, rubber, stone, or glass as quickly and as effectively as FlexXray® can.  It’s like FlexXray® is made to find needles in haystacks!

Check out some of the physical contaminants we have found and removed for food company customers recently:

dsc_1315 dsc_2639-00_00_31_05-still001 dsc_2639-00_00_33_01-still002 dsc_2639-00_00_35_10-still003 dsc_2639-00_00_37_19-still004 dsc_2639-00_00_41_11-still005