Industrial Magnetics, Inc. Obtains USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Acceptance Certification
For Immediate Release: Posted On 5/24/2018 By Industrial Magnetics, Inc.
Industrial Magnetics, Inc. (IMI) announces their certification by the United States Department of Agriculture AMS (Agricultural Marketing Service) of their magnetic separation equipment in the use of Dairy, Meat, and Poultry applications.
The acceptance certifies IMI’s products to be acceptable and suitable for direct contact with food product.
The acceptance certifications are based on criteria, guidelines and principles from two respective standards: The USDA Guidelines for the Sanitary Design and Fabrication of Dairy Processing Equipment and the USDA Guidelines for the Evaluation and Certification of the Sanitary Design and Fabrication of Meat and Poultry Processing Equipment.
AMS specialists base the equipment reviews on an examination of engineering drawings and physical observation of processing equipment. The IMI metal separation products that have been certified include: Spout Plate Magnets, Bullet Magnets, Exposed Pole Tube Magnets, Magnetic Drawer-In-Housings, Grate Assemblies & Grate Tubes.
These USDA certifications compliment the HACCP International certifications that IMI also has in place for these magnetic separation product lines.
IMI’s Compliance Engineer, Ken Gentner, states, "At IMI we take pride in our capability to design and manufacture products that meet or exceed customer requirements and industry standards. Accomplishing these certifications validates that capability, and our food processing customers can be confident that our equipment is food safe."
For more information on IMI’s magnetic separation products, please visit http://www.magnetics.com or contact a product specialist at 800.662.4638.
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