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Bakkafrost on the Faroe Islands: 16,000 sqm of Silikal flooring for one of the world’s most successful salmon producers

Checking, sorting, dividing, packing, dispatching. Around 250 tonnes of salmon are processed every day on the Faroe Islands at Bakkafrost, one the world’s most successful producers! The Scandinavian company operates its fish farms in accordance with strict ecological principles and prepares its high-quality products for dispatch on site. Work that in future will take place on industrial flooring from Silikal: more than 16,000 square metres of reactive resin floor coating, which is seamless, easy to clean and therefore hygienic, has been fitted at three of the company’s locations. 15,000 square metres of the new MMA (methyl methacrylate) coating was used Read More


Keeping food safe

Paul Jakeway, Marketing Director at skin care expert Deb, looks at the threat of cross-contamination in the food industry – and what manufacturers can do to prevent it. Figures from the Food Standard Agency (FSA) estimate that foodborne illnesses affect up to 5.5 million people in the UK a year[1]. Commonly known as food poisoning, foodborne illnesses can be triggered by various factors, for example bacteria present in food due to undercooked meat or food which has been left unrefrigerated for a long period of time. Cross-contamination can also be a cause of food poisoning and occurs when bacteria and Read More


Cool.it, a new venture from Danfoss.

HACCP International would like to congratulate Cool.it, a new venture from Danfoss, for achieving certification for the Cool.it cold chain management software solution. In an era where waste and food safety issues from cold chain failures are costing the world millions in dollars, this excellent system is a timely intervention and through enabling in transparency of temperature data in the cold chain, will serve to reinforce the cold chain management controls that must be in place. For more information, visit https://cool.it/About


Press Release – Magnattack™ Global: Exploring the Roles of Metal Detectors and Magnetic Separation Equipment

Correct procedures and equipment for metal fragment control are essential to maintaining food safety initiatives and protecting your product and brands. In years past, magnetic separation and metal detection were mainly for protection of machinery. Today, food safety is paramount and protection of products, consumers, and brands has never been so important. It can be demonstrated that both high grade rare earth magnets and efficient metal detectors are essential to satisfying today’s product security requirements in the food industry and greatly complement each other to ensure metal risks are significantly reduced. Many companies only use magnets and some only use Read More