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Dairy Crest Group, the broadly based dairy food company in the UK, is using Vesda technology from Vision Fire and Security to provide early warning smoke detection to avoid business disruption or damage to the sensitive food stock from smoke.

The news comes shortly after Vesda received an endorsement from FM Global--the commercial and industrial property insurance and risk management organisation--as the only smoke detectors it will list as approved for use in cold-store environments, said a spokesperson.

"Heat from a fire or a rise in temperature due to refrigeration system down time following a fire can result in stock spoilage and hence loss of revenue," explains Martin Norris, Sales Director for VESDA in the UK. …

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