Food Safety Certification

Is “Pegan” the New “Vegan”? What Students in Food Quality Training Need to Know

Mashing together vegan and paleo eating habits might sound like an oxymoron. After all, the paleo diet is fairly meat-heavy, a big no-no for veganism. Veganism, on the other hand,…

A Guide to the Romaine Lettuce Recall for Students Earning their Food Safety Diploma

By now you have probably heard about the E. coli outbreak that has led to a massive recall of romaine lettuce in the United States and Canada. In the US,…

3 Futuristic Food Processing Trends and What they Mean for Grads of Food Safety Courses

The food production industry has been facing a variety of challenges and changes in recent years, from concerns over energy-consumption and sustainability, to globalization and shifting consumer preferences. In response…

Food Technology Training Insight: 5 Reasons Why R&D Is So Important

A lot of work goes into the food we see every day on supermarket shelves. From designing attractive packaging to testing and assuring the quality of the products we eat,…

Why Students with Food Technology Training Should Know the Difference Between HDL and LDL Cholesterol

High cholesterol levels have long been known as a major health risk. As excess cholesterol builds up in the arteries, it forms plaque, a fatty deposit which can limit the…

Resveratrol: The Healthy Red Wine Compound to be Aware of in Food Technology Training

There have been numerous reports over the years highlighting which ingredients or compounds play a role in elevating human health or that contribute to certain risks and harm. One popular…

Pest Problems: The Pesticide Divide to Know About During Food Technology Training

Arguably, pesticides have been used since some of the earliest days of agriculture. As far back as 4,500 years ago Sumerian farmers were dusting their crops with sulphur compounds to…

4 Exciting Careers to Pursue with a Food Technology Diploma

The food we eat has a significant impact on our health and the way we feel. Because of this, the food industry dedicates a lot of time to research and…

5 Things Students in Food Quality Training Need to Know About the Mermaid Food Trend

What’s rare is wonderful and we are always searching for interesting new ideas and tastes when it comes to our food. Health benefits are dictating an increasing amount of our…

Monitoring Microorganisms: An Introduction for Students in Food Quality Training

Microorganisms have many positive uses in the food production process. The properties of yeast and bacteria have long been heralded for their importance in the creation of bread, beer, yogurt,…