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  • How to Increase Quality of Food Production and Avoid Potential Recalls

    August 12, 2019

      According to the USDA, 1.5 million pounds of meat & poultry were recalled in 2018 due to extraneous material (plastic fragments, metal shavings, latex pieces, or other foreign materials). “The average cost of a recall for a food company is $10M in direct costs” according to a joint study by the Food Marketing Institute […]

  • Food Safety Modernization Act | How To Comply

    Food Safety Modernization Act | How To Comply

    October 9, 2017

    The FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act, commonly known as FSMA, is the most comprehensive reform in food safety law in over 70 years. The act seeks to increase the safety of U.S. food supply by switching the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it. The ultimate goal is to minimize illness and death caused […]

  • “Rewriting” the Food Industry with Custom Solutions

    “Rewriting” the Food Industry with Custom Solutions

    August 24, 2017

    Project A national food products manufacturer located in Michigan had issues with their scales and printing program. The company was a long-time customer of Grand Rapids Metrology and was well aware of our extensive scope of metrology capabilities, including weighing solutions. The system used prior selected a product to be weighed and then printed a […]