Metal Detection & Food Standards

Our metal detection test pieces and test sticks are used by food manufacturers across the world to ensure that their production lines are safe from foreign objects and metal contaminants. There are a number of bodies that oversee food standards and the following is provided for your information:


EFSIS is one of the leading global inspection and certification experts. EFSIS provides retailers, manufacturers, farmers and caterers throughout

the world with expert inspection and certification of their operations to ensure only the highest standards are maintained. EFSIS is the preferred inspection and certification service to a wide range of specifies worldwide. These include major multiple retailers, grocery independents, contract caterers, multiple catering outlets, fast food chains and a whole host of other companies operating in the food chain.

EFSIS also inspect against various industry quality assurance schemes, covering an extensive range of food products. EFSIS handles customers' supply chain assurance which allows customers to outsource routine technical functions, so avoiding their best technical experts being tied up with standard audits of suppliers.

Metal Detection

Metal detection, X-ray inspection systems, check weighing and non-invasive temperature measurement: Loma, Thermo-Scientific and Safeline are the world's leading brands of product inspection systems.

Loma, Thermo-Scientific and Safeline products have earned a reputation for consistent quality and reliability - the product of a continuous and far-reaching research & development program coupled with world-class manufacturing techniques.

Loma, Thermo-Scientific and Safeline serve the food, pharmaceutical, textile and packaging industries, facilitating compliance with international product safety standards, weight legislation and retailers' codes of practice.


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), cosmetics, animal foods & feed[4] and veterinary products.