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Easy-clean food conveyor features removable belt

Easy-clean food conveyor features removable belt

By Rick Pendrous

To enhance hygiene during manufacture and protect against cross-contamination, Gough Engineering has developed an easy-clean conveyor with a removable belt – as recommended by the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) – that allows...

Baxters was found guilty of serious safety failings

Baxters sentenced over worker’s injury

By Michael Stones

Baxters Food Group has been fined £60,000 after a worker suffered “life-changing injuries” caused by an accident on one of its production lines.

Baxters was fined £6,000 for safety failings

Baxters fined £6,000 for worker’s accident

By Michael Stones

Soups, sauces and spreads manufacturer Baxters has been fined £6,000, after one of its workers suffered serious injury when his hand was caught between a conveyor belt and roller.

Cageless spiral conveyor for bakery duties

Cageless spiral conveyor for bakery duties

A new cageless spiral system conveyor belt called CamEdge, designed for equipment used in bakery applications, has been introduced by metal conveyor belt manufacturer Cambridge Engineered Solutions. It is designed for cooling and proofing processes, but...

Multivac to showcase meat and sausage packs at IFFA

Marking systems for meat and sausage products

Multivac Marking & Inspection will be showing its marking systems for trays, thermoformed packs and vacuum packs of meat and sausage products at the IFFA 2013 meat trade show, which takes place in Frankfurt from May 4 to 9.

Two fire engines and 10 firefighters were called to tackle the fire

Flaming pizza at Bakkavor factory

By Mike Stones

Two fire engines and 10 firefighters were called to tackle a fire at a pizza factory owned by the Bakkavor Group in Harrow, north west London yesterday (April 19).

Glass in samosa leads to food firm fine

Glass in samosa leads to food firm fine

By Ben Bouckley

Southall food manufaturer Quality Foods has been fined more than £16,000 for numerous food hygeine offences after council inspectors found glass in a samosa, ingredients buckets covered in slime and machines covered in caked-on food and grease.

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