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Food Recalls and The Key to Temperature Management (Updated 2016)

According to Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ), between 1 January 2006 and 31 December 2015, they were notified of 603 food recalls. The average number of recalls per year for the last 10 years was 60 recalls per year. 

Undeclared allergens are the second most common reason for food recalls in Australia with 192 recalls between 1 January 2006 and 31 December 2015, and an average of 19 recalls per year in this category. During the last 10 years, undeclared dairy (milk) has been the most common allergen related recall, accounting for 30% of all allergen related recalls. Peanut is the second most common type of allergen-related recalls, accounting for 18% in this category.

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Tags: rapid roller doors, roller doors, door equipment efficiency, high speed doors, cold storage, cold storage doors, food industry, food poisoning, listeria, food recall, food processing, cold storage warehouses, temperature control, cold chain logistics, food standards

Compact sectional doors; far superior than overhead doors

Overhead doors are made of several jointed panels that roll up on tracks above the access or across the ceiling. These doors come with different rail systems depending on the building and the space available. The tracks can either go straight up above the doorway, with a bend towards the ceiling or they can follow the roof pitch. The over head door is primairly used as a service door but also very popular as garage door.  

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Tags: Remax, pest control, warehouse doors, door equipment efficiency, warehouse operations, food hygiene regulations, food manufacturing, food processing plant, insulated doors, compact sectional door, sectional door

High Speed Industrial Doors: The Basics

Here are the basic bits of information that you need to know about high speed doors for your industrial application - what they are, why they are valuable for a variety of industries, and what characteristics you should look for.

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Tags: warehouse doors, roller doors, door equipment efficiency, food manufacturing equipment

Australian Cold Storage Guidelines: Preserve Food Quality and Safety

It is estimated that over $5 billion worth of food is thrown out every year in Australia, comprising of fruit and vegetables worth over $1 billion and meat and fish worth over $800 million. The Australian Institute uncovered these staggering numbers and identified poor cold chain management as the primary cause of this significant waste.

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Tags: door equipment efficiency, food manufacturing, cold storage

Rapid Roller Doors - The Key to Temperature Management

The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing estimated over 5 million food poisoning cases in Australia, some of which may have been caused by bacteria due to improper storage of the food products. In addition, The Australia Institute found that $5.2 billion worth of food is thrown out every year. Whilst Australians contribute to this through bulk purchasing of food, it can also be caused by poor cold chain management, which resulted in the food failing to achieve the ‘best before’ or ‘use by’ date. 


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Tags: rapid roller doors, high speed doors, door equipment efficiency, roller doors, temperature control, cold storage doors, cold storage warehouses, cold chain logistics, cold storage

5 Key Considerations For Operating an Effective Cold Storage Facility

A little research and planning can save considerable energy costs and reduce the potential for product loss. If you are looking to install Cold Storage facilities in your operations, there are 5 key considerations you need to explore. 

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Tags: rapid roller doors, warehouse operations, door equipment efficiency, warehouse doors

3 Key Considerations for Selecting High Speed Doors

Warehouse managers who are on the hunt for high speed doors for their facilities have many kinds of high speed doors to choose from; roller doors, folding doors, security doors, and freezer doors.

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Tags: warehouse doors, roller doors, door equipment efficiency, food manufacturing equipment

Setting Requirements for Your New Swing Doors

When it comes to your swing doors, one size definitely does not fit all.

This is why it's so important to consider the requirements of your doors - so that you can select one that best suits your application.

After all, a product that seems to be the least expensive can end up being very costly in the long run if you apply it incorrectly.

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Tags: warehouse doors, door equipment efficiency, swing doors, hinged doors

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