Safety

  1. SteriTouch® antibacterial / antimicrobial - how does it work and does it protect against Coronavirus?

    SteriTouch® antibacterial / antimicrobial - how does it work and does it protect against Coronavirus?
    Article courtesy of Radical Materials What is SteriTouch® antibacterial / antimicrobial and how does it work? The antibacterial/antimicrobial surface protection uses innovative technology that harnesses the natural sterilising properties of silver. This protection is permanently embedded into several BST products and will not wear off over time. Silver has been used for centuries for its natural Read More
  2. The BST DetectaPen Range is Fully Compliant with BRC Issue 8

    The BST DetectaPen Range is Fully Compliant with BRC Issue 8
    Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 Clause 4.9.6.2 states "Pens used in open product areas shall be controlled to minimise risk of physical contamination (e.g designed without small parts and detectable by foreign body detection equipment)" BST are pleased to state that all our detectable pens conform to this requirement.  The BST Detectapen® features a polypropylene co-polymer body and core which are met Read More
  3. A case study on controlling foreign body contamination – with Freaks of Nature

    A case study on controlling foreign body contamination – with Freaks of Nature
    BST Detectable Products & Freaks of Nature discuss the importance of controlling foreign body contamination Freaks of Nature, based in Ossett (West Yorkshire), launched their plant based desserts with Tesco in April 2017 to huge success. Their delicious desserts, which include ‘Mango Fandango’, ‘Cocoa Loco’ and the new ‘Strawberry Blonde’ and ‘Choc & Awe’ Cheesecakes Read More
  4. What’s the minimum size of broken detectable plastic that can be detected with a metal detector?

    What’s the minimum size of broken detectable plastic that can be detected with a metal detector?
    There is no straight forward answer to this question, as the answer is dependent on a) the type of plastic used in the detectable product b) the type of metal detector used to inspect the food and c) the type of food being processed. Each of the above three factors can affect the probability of Read More
  5. A case study on the development and use of new food grade detectable ID tags - for FoodPro Manufacturing Ltd

    A case study on the development and use of new food grade detectable ID tags - for FoodPro Manufacturing Ltd
    FoodPro Manufacturing Ltd, part of Browns food group, are a leading ready meal manufacturer with over 30 years’ experience and boast clients such as ASDA, Morrison’s, Iceland, Tesco, Lidl, Aldi, NISA, P&H, Spar & Birdseye. Their range of products include frozen traditional, Indian, Italian and Chinese meals, as well as deserts. Their state of the Read More
  6. A case study on the development and use of bespoke detectable brushes - for PTK-GB

    A case study on the development and use of bespoke detectable brushes - for PTK-GB
    PTK are a leading global manufacturer of pharmaceutical machinery, with stylish designs, robust structures, state of the art technology and high performance: rotary tablet presses, automatic capsule filling machines, coating machines and high speed mixers. Gareth Gregg, Manager at PTK GB first met BST Detectable Products at the 2015 PPMA show, where he saw the Read More
  7. A case study on bespoke Detectapen® branding - for Metal Detection Services Ltd

    A case study on bespoke Detectapen® branding - for Metal Detection Services Ltd
    MDS are the CEIA UK distributor for industrial metal detection equipment in the food, pharmaceutical and textile industries. They supply and service metal detection systems, bespoke conveyor systems, data management systems and even offer a metal detector rental service. After experiencing problems with their existing metal detectable pens, MDS turned to BST for a higher Read More
  8. High profile plastic contamination plagues the food industry

    High profile plastic contamination plagues the food industry
    February 2016 saw two very high profile product recalls caused by plastic contamination. Firstly we had the extensive recall of Mars chocolate covering 55 countries caused by red plastic fragments, followed shortly by an Oatibix recall where pieces of blue rubber were found in the flakes. Both incidents have inevitably caused huge expense to the companies Read More
  9. We've cracked it...More cost effective prices on heat resistant loop tags!

    We've cracked it...More cost effective prices on heat resistant loop tags!
      Metal detectable labels and tags for the food industry have been around for a while, however always at a considerable price premium. Detectable labels and tags work by having an aluminium foil core used to trigger a metal detector – it’s this foil core that adds the extra expense. BST have been working hard with our manufacturing Read More
  10. Recall of a Batch of Big Al's Chicken Goujons Gluten and Wheat Free Due to Possible Presence of Plasic Pieces.

    Recall of a Batch of Big Al's Chicken Goujons Gluten and Wheat Free Due to Possible Presence of Plasic Pieces.
    Kepak Frozen Division is recalling the above batch of Big Al's Chicken Goujons Gluten and Wheat Free, following customer complaints of the possible presence of clear plastic pieces in some packs. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores that were supplied with the affected batch. No action is required by official agencies. Click here to Read More

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