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How to Determine Which Manufacturing Equipment Components Need to Be Food Grade When Producing Consumables

How to Determine Which Manufacturing Equipment Components Need to Be Food Grade When Producing Consumables

When sourcing equipment, it’s vital to ask the right questions from the beginning.  What surfaces of your equipment is going to contact product?  Only non-seeping, non-porous, and non-corrosive materials are appropriate for contact with food or medical products.

Which Plastics are Considered Food Grade Safe?

Which Plastics are Considered Food Grade Safe?

When it comes to finding and creating plastic food packaging, it’s vital to understand whether a plastic is considered to be food-safe or not. A food-safe plastic resin has been certified approved safe for contact with food by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These plastics are known as food contact substances (FCS).

Indications That a Certificate of Analysis is Legitimate

Indications That a Certificate of Analysis is Legitimate

Just like a store who supplies cannabis products, the consumer also wants to know that the cannabis they are buying is safe for consumption. One of the best ways to determine this is by asking to see a CoA, or Certificate of Analysis. Each properly manufactured cannabis product will have a CoA.

How ISO 17025 Requirements Will Revolutionize Cannabis Testing and Consumer Safety

How ISO 17025 Requirements Will Revolutionize Cannabis Testing and Consumer Safety

In the past, there was little control over the quality or safety of cannabis when purchasing on the street. Now that legalized sellers are offering it from their pharmacies, consumers want to be assured that they are only purchasing products from manufacturers that are conforming to safety requirements and regulations.