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American Casting and Manufacturing Provides Seals for Food Safety


(This blog originally appeared here and is reposted with permission)

In addition to being a $1 trillion dollar industry Americans rely on, the U.S. also exports over $60 billion a year in agricultural products. Every state relies on the food and agricultural industries in some form for their economic well-being. According to the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), agriculture and food sectors provide over 17 percent of the jobs in our country and 15 percent of the nation’s total economic activity.

Food safety is important for many reasons. With so many jobs, and the safety of so many people at stake, it’s important to understand the impact security has on these industries. Whether considering contaminants naturally entering packaging, air speeding up the natural decaying process, or even tampering or malicious intent, procedures must be followed to allow for maximum safety to protect the food supply.

American Casting & Manufacturing has numerous products to help keep the food supply safe.

We offer:

  • Adjustable length plastic seals to fit a variety of closure sizes,
  • Heavy duty bolt lock seals
  • Fixed length cable locks
  • Adjustable length cable seals
  • Fixed length plastic seals
  • Flat metal strap seals
  • Padlock seals
  • Seal tools
  • Tamper tape and labels
  • Wire and wire seals

Each of these products are ready to order and many have been pre-numbered, or they can be customized for a particular need or application.

The benefit of using these seals is that after an item is sealed, it’s easy to tell if a product, box, or cargo container has been tampered with. This allows distributors to pull the items in question and take them out of stock to ensure the safety of consumers. Keeping food safe is an important part of keeping our economy going, keeping the public safe, and ensuring revenue doesn’t decline due to unnecessary or malicious tampering. American Casting & Manufacturing is committed to providing the highest quality seals for the agriculture and food industries in an effort to help keep the food supply safe.

2017-01-10 00:00:00
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