Assuring Safety with Metal Detection

Will Kreznick

A foremost concern of food processors is the safety and quality of food. Cases of foreign material contamination are reported every year, leading to recalls and potentially compromising the safety of consumers. This fallout can prove to be costly and damage the reputation of a food processor’s brand.

Food manufacturers must keep their products safe, which takes proactive steps to inspect products for foreign objects and meet or even exceed food safety regulations. 

Metal detectors can offer an effective defense by identifying stainless-steel, non-ferrous and ferrous metal contaminants in food products. Metal detection has been used by food processing facilities

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Fast-food chains look to keep food crisp as deliveries soar

Will Kreznick

By Siddharth Cavale and Hilary Russ

March 31 (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp rolled out its new Crispy Chicken Sandwich in February. Wendy’s Co is selling Crispy Chicken Nuggets. And chains like Shake Shack Inc are known for having some of the fast-food industry’s crispiest french fries.

With delivery and to-go orders soaring during the pandemic, marketing “crisp” is risky if the food arrives at consumers’ homes limp and listless. In a quest to keep the crunch as long as possible, many chains are tweaking their recipes, trying different additives, formulations, cooking techniques and temperatures.

Delivery orders at U.S. restaurants were

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Crunch Time: Fast-food chains look to keep food crisp as deliveries soar

Will Kreznick

(Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp rolled out its new Crispy Chicken Sandwich in February. Wendy’s Co is selling Crispy Chicken Nuggets. And chains like Shake Shack Inc are known for having some of the fast-food industry’s crispiest french fries.

McDonald’s Crispy Chicken Sandwiches and fries are pictured in New York, U.S. March 30, 2021. Picture taken March 30, 2021. REUTERS/Hilary Russ

With delivery and to-go orders soaring during the pandemic, marketing “crisp” is risky if the food arrives at consumers’ homes limp and listless. In a quest to keep the crunch as long as possible, many

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7 best spring 2021 produce picks you need stock up on now

Will Kreznick

After months of hibernating and eating lots of comfort food, we’re all ready to enjoy the lighter, brighter offerings of spring. And lucky for us, these seven vegetables are coming into season now. They’re all bursting with color and nutrition! Here’s how to add them to your weekly meals.

Asparagus

One of the most highly anticipated spring veggies, these slender stalks are loaded with flavor and nutrients. One cup of cooked asparagus boasts 4 mg of iron, 4 g of fiber, 391 mg of potassium, 85 micrograms of folate, and 31 mg of choline. All that for less than

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Here’s What Grocers Can Do

Will Kreznick

Retailers must make it easier for shoppers to fill their virtual carts with better-for-you options

With 15% of the US population now vaccinated against Covid-19, and more eligible for the shot every day, a vision of post-pandemic life is in sight. But for many, returning to a crowded supermarket is not part of that vision: online grocery shopping, a service that thrived during the pandemic, is here to stay for 81% of consumers.  At a time when the pandemic has battered our health and waistlines – quarantined

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