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What are food-grade lubricants?

10 September, 2015 by Sam Hall, Industrial Technical Service Manager, Bel-Ray Company

In today's fast-paced production environment, lubrication safety audits, the use of quality food-grade lubricants and proper lubrication programs are all proactive steps towards a safe, efficient and hygienic processing facility.

FSANZ considers bacteriophages for Salmonella reduction

21 May, 2015

Dutch biotech Micreos has applied to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) for approval of a preparation of two bacteriophages S16 and FO1a (Salmonelex) as a processing aid to reduce Salmonella contamination in specified foods including raw poultry and meat.

Schaeffler FAG Arcanol FOOD2 Halal and Kosher certified bearing grease

04 May, 2015

Schaeffler has introduced a rolling bearing grease that is certified for use in both Halal and Kosher food processing environments.

Tetra Pak adhesives and lubricants to improve food production efficiency

27 April, 2015

Tetra Pak has launched a range of hot-melt adhesives and lubricants for use with its own filling machines.

Foodmax food-grade lubricants

11 April, 2015

Foodmax is a complete range of fluids, lubricants and greases for applications where a food-grade lubricant is required.

TOMRA Sorting Food to share its knowledge at AUSPACK 2015

16 March, 2015

Representatives from TOMRA Sorting Food will be on hand at AUSPACK 2015 to advise visitors about the organisation's range of sensor-based sorting and peeling systems.

FOODesign cryo-jet 5 ambient and chilled air cooling system

26 February, 2015

FOODesign has launched the cryo-jet 5 ambient and chilled air cooling system, which cools food products up to 10 times faster than systems based on forced convection or natural convection cooling.

Matcon IBC Blender

05 February, 2015

Mix any recipe at any time with the Matcon IBC Blender. Mixing of ingredients takes place directly within the IBC using 360° tumble-blending.

Elea Pulsed Electric Field system creates smooth-cut, low-fat potato chips

31 January, 2015

Elea’s Pulsed Electric Field system produces potato slices with a smooth surface which inhibits oil uptake.

Fallsdell Powder Plus Dissolver

19 January, 2015

Incorporating Fallsdell Machinery's hygienic, high-flow design, inline emulsifier, the Powder Plus Dissolver will induct powders and liquids, premix, dissolve and emulsify all in one operation.

Fuchs CASSIDA food-grade lubricants

13 January, 2015

Fuchs has developed the CASSIDA range of food-grade lubricants.

TOMRA Ixus Bulk X-ray sorter for nuts and dried fruit

04 December, 2014

TOMRA Sorting Solutions' Ixus Bulk X-ray sorter implements the latest X-ray and imaging technology and conducts the individual air-blast removal of single or embedded dense foreign materials in a bulk flow of product.

Elea Pulsed Electric Field technology

20 November, 2014

Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology, developed by Elea, exposes microorganisms, plant or animal tissue to a pulsed electrical field, which punctures the cell membrane, allowing access to its contents.

tna intelli-weigh 0328 omega twin scale

10 November, 2014

The tna intelli-weigh 0328 omega multihead twin scale can be used in conjunction with either the tna robag or twin-configuration robag to weigh and bag a variety of food applications.

Balluff MICROmote sensors

21 October, 2014

Balluff has developed miniaturised MICROmote photoelectric sensors with a separate electronic processor unit.

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