Foreign materials in foods are a real concern to the food processor, particularly as an important factor in the effective implementation of the company's food safety program.
Mission Foods embraces food safety from the top down in a company-wide culture.
Foreign material inclusion in finished product is one of the leading sources of consumer complaints across all sectors in the food industry.
There is no doubt that product safety devices…have helped make the food and beverage industry safer.
Ample technology exists for the detection of foreign material in foodstuffs to ensure food safety, which should be complemented by quality control practices.
A detailed discussion of maintenance system requirements to prevent foreign material contamination incidents is warranted.