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The metallic foreign bodies prevention program

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Photo: Bartosz Mogiełka – “Sun raising over Cyber City” by Flickr

This program is a part of the foreign body policy. But in this series the focus is oriented toward the metallic bodies. Which elements consist to minimize the metallic contamination? Continue reading “The metallic foreign bodies prevention program”

Metal detection – The solution for minimizing the contamination of your products?

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Photo: Adam – “Gold Chains” by Flickr

Metal detectors are widely used in the food producing industry, to reject the products containing metallic foreign bodies. Is it sufficient to install a metal detection within your production line? Continue reading “Metal detection – The solution for minimizing the contamination of your products?”

Advice for a pest free company

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Photo: fen-tastic – “peeking” by Flickr

In many companies, the same points come back on the topic of pest prevention. To optimize your continuous improvement process, this points are worked out hereunder. Continue reading “Advice for a pest free company”

The period of the year with the highest infestation level

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Photo: gsloan – “Portland Rain” by Flickr

The cause of an infestation is often linked to the period of the year. The Autumn is often mentioned as a cause. But this is a myth. Continue reading “The period of the year with the highest infestation level”

The advantages of pesticide-free methods or the prevention of pests

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Photo: Vanerpaddel – “Viklund_GR-251” by Flickr

In a previous article, the disadvantages of using pesticides were discussed. In this brief article the advantages of a pesticide-free approach are presented: Continue reading “The advantages of pesticide-free methods or the prevention of pests”

Is the use of pesticides allowed to control pests?

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Photo: Jack Wolf – “Speared” by Flickr

There are variations in the allowance of pesticides for pest control. Variations in the legislation among countries and also in the company policy or the requirements of your customers. The overall trend is to reduce the use of pesticides or to forbid its use at all. Continue reading “Is the use of pesticides allowed to control pests?”

The practice – Advise to really control the prevention of pests

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Photo: Jeanne Menjoulet – “Chat marseillais (du panier)” by Flickr

A system on paper is an important base, but the real value lies in its good execution. For that there are some pieces of advice to improve the performance of your pest prevention program. What is meant by pests? Continue reading “The practice – Advise to really control the prevention of pests”

Pest prevention – The pest prevention program

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Photo: Mats Hagwall – “Eggmice, Radish And Chive” – by Flickr

The prevention of pests is becoming more and more important in the quality systems. The term pest control is frequently used. However, prevention is better because what isn’t there hasn’t to be exterminated. Continue reading “Pest prevention – The pest prevention program”

What has the ℮-sign to do with product export ?

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Photo: Lance Chueng – “USDA – Pollinator Week Festival” by Flickr

If your ℮-sign labelled product crosses the borders of your country, it’s important to enquire some points to avoid problems. There is also the possibility to import products labelled with the ℮-sign into the EU or into the 4 EFTA-countries (European Free Trade Association). Continue reading “What has the ℮-sign to do with product export ?”

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