Food safety is one of the top priorities for food businesses today in light of growing concerns to ensure consumer safety and brand quality. Kris Fairfield, global business director, product inspection, Thermo Fisher Scientific, sheds insight on the technologies companies can and should leverage in their production process.
With food safety becoming an increasing concern for food manufacturers in Southeast Asia, there’s a trend towards advanced X-ray inspection technology.
Food safety is a top priority for food manufacturing companies today, increasing the demand for inspection systems. What should companies be mindful of and what tips can they use to stay ahead of the changing standards for product inspection?
The Dionex Integrion high pressure ion chromatography (HPIC) system from Thermo Fisher is a mid-tier system that allows users previously high-end features such as high-pressure capability and optional electrochemical detection, yet maintains affordability.
It has a flow-based plumbing layout and can serve users’ needs for smart monitoring with its detachable tablet that allows access to controls away from the instrument, and offers fast run times. This system can be used for analysis, especially for sugar, for both food and beverage applications such as in soft drinks, functional drinks, wine, balsamic vinegar or carbohydrates in coffee.
The system features electrolytic suppression for consistent performance, an optional column heater for better reproducibility, and an optional vacuum degasser for improved baseline stability.