Inspection and Sorting

An important part of the food safety machinery family, inspection and sorting systems help weed out products not fit for consumption. In our Inspection and Sorting section, you can read articles, news, and more about the best practices and innovations taking place on the plant floor. 


Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection
Advanced data management software and instrumentation can help processors monitor their operations remotely.
Manufacturing Equipment

Instrumentation, Data Keep Processors One Step Ahead

Oct. 31, 2023
Processors use a variety of instrumentation to monitor the process and equipment, and the data revolution is raising the bar on the amount of valuable information that can be ...
Prospection Solutions
Metal Nugget Reject Prospection
Inspection and Sorting

The Hunt for Foreign Material in Food and Beverage Products

Sept. 3, 2023
Finding and eliminating foreign material contaminants in food and beverage products has gotten easier over the years, but challenges to find the smallest, least dense materials...
Fft Ip Mettler Toledo
Industry Perspective

Exploring the Role of Product Inspection Solutions in Ensuring the Quality and Safety of Food Products

April 5, 2023
We spoke with Robert Rogers, senior advisor of food safety and regulations at Mettler-Toledo, about the role product inspection solutions play in the safety and quality of food...
Cleaning, Sanitation, Hygiene

Equipment Round Up: December 2021

Dec. 14, 2021
Our editors selected the following equipment and products to feature in our December 2021 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
Inspection and Sorting

Finding Hard-to-Find Contaminants

Aug. 9, 2021
The particles that contaminate food products are often very good at hiding and require advanced detection technology to find.
Inspection and Sorting

Case History: Hyperspectral Sorting Detects More

June 7, 2021
Caro Nut maximizes product quality and food safety while reducing costs with Key Technology's help.
Cleaning, Sanitation, Hygiene

Equipment Round Up: February 2021

Feb. 11, 2021
Our editors selected the following food and beverage manufacturing equipment products to feature in our February 2021 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
Food Trends

Broiler Chicken Producers Launch Industry Welfare Standards

Sept. 8, 2017
National Chicken Council develops an information resource for consumers who want to know more about that they're eating.
Inspection and Sorting

Imaging Technology Provides In-Line Quality Assessments Of Food

May 30, 2017
Fat analyzer is repurposed to detect woody breast disease in chickens.
Equipment Products

Optical Sorter Helps Meet Food Safety Standards

Feb. 20, 2017
The Sortex F optical sorter from Buhler features open access for quick and easy cleaning.

GFSI Launches First Awards Program

Jan. 31, 2017
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces a food safety award program launched ahead of February's Global Food Safety Conference in Houston.