Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 10 2016 - Page 10

FOODLUBE® Win-Win: Optimised Performance Balanced With Safety to customers through its ISO 21469:2006 certification too. Like NSF H1, this certification is globally recognised and important for BRC audits as it provides highly credible, independent assurance that products are formulated, manufactured and supplied hygienically and safely. As part of the ISO 21469 certification process, lubricant manufacturers provide risk assessments for lubricant use, conduct factory audits, help customers develop and police Today’s advanced lubricant It is vital, therefore, that safety formulations are driving ever more risks are identified and addressed impressive benefits, with food- right along the production line, grade lubricant range FOODLUBE® which includes putting lubrication giving food and drink processors formulation and application the opportunity to balance high techniques under scrutiny. The use For processors, sourcing NSF H1 machinery performance and uptime of NSF H1 registered lubricants, like lubricants from an ISO 21469:2006 with independently verified safety those in the FOODLUBE range from certified manufacturer represents assurances. ROCOL®, is key. NSF H1 products the belt-and-braces approach to provide independent, authoritative reducing lubricant contamination assurance that their formulations risk – the importance of which cannot meet hygiene requirements for be understated in today’s climate. It incidental food, cosmetics or animal also means FOODLUBE products fit feed contact. extremely well with HACCP programs In the two decades that FOODLUBE has been a leading lubrication solution in the processing industry in the UK and internationally, the appetite for food-grade products effective quality assurance procedures and monitor product composition through on-going sampling and retesting. as part of a comprehensive food has rightly grown stronger as more Being NSF H1 registered means the manufacturers put brand protection at product ensures compliance with the top of their priority list. the latest safety standards, and is With the high performance capabilities guaranteed to be manufactured of today’s food-grade lubricants, such only from FDA-listed ingredients as those in the FOODLUBE range, free from animal derived materials, processors have at their disposal nut oils, soya, dairy and genetically solutions for all applications across modified (GM) ingredients. The their plant which minimise production FOODLUBE range is also free from downtime. Safe formulation comes mineral hydrocarbons. ROCOL without compromising performance. Key to this is avoiding product recalls. Recalling a product on safety grounds is of course a costly exercise in the short term, but longer term such an incident can be detrimental to the brand, reducing consumer trust and resulting in financial losses. provides an additional, more comprehensive safety assurance 10 FDPP - safety management approach.