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Sieves, Screens, Filters and Separators, Magnets and Metal Detectors

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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

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Sieves, Screens, Filters and Separators, Magnets and Metal Detectors

2.16

Standards

Magnets and / or metal detectors must be included in processing systems where indicated as necessary by the risk assessment study.

2.16.1

Standards

Critical sieves, screens, filters, separators, magnets and metal detectors must be regularly checked to ensure that they are not damaged and that they continue to operate effectively. Records of checks of all magnets and metal detectors must be kept.

2.16.2

Standards

If separators, sieves or screens are used to clean products and cleanings from this equipment form a component of the oilseed meal produced, producers must be able to demonstrate that potentially harmful cleanings are separated from those destined for feed use. Such harmful cleaning must be disposed of and not reincorporated into the meal at any stage.