Food safety courses

Why Food Technology Certificate Holders Are Seeing Advances in Canola Oil Composition

Can you remember the last time you didn’t use oil to cook a meal? Or the last time you ate something that didn’t use oil as an ingredient? Used to…

Students in Food Safety Training, Discover the Food Trends Set to Shape 2018

A new year means new trends in the food industry. Professionals in the food science industry will seek to keep up with these trends in both the consumer and restaurant…

Lab-Grown Meat: What Food Technology Diploma Students Need to Know

As the amount of people on the planet rises, a population dilemma also arises. How do we grow enough crops and raise enough animals to feed everyone? In recent years,…

Top 3 Most Commonly Labelled Food Allergens for Food Safety Training Students to Know

As the prevalence of allergies is on this rise—currently one in thirteen Canadians has an allergy—the importance of labelling foods that can cause an allergic reaction is becoming increasingly important…

2 Things Students in Food Safety Training Need to Know About HACCP

As you begin your food safety training, you’ll soon learn everything you need to help keep our food supplies safe. From plant sanitation to food processing technology and beyond, you’ll…

3 Things You’ll Learn About Food Chemistry During Your Food Safety Diploma

Each time you cook a steak, bake a loaf of bread, or steam leafy greens, you’re dabbling in a little chemistry. In fact, cooking is all about the complex chemical…

A Food Safety Student’s Guide to Food Data Sharing

Food industry leaders have announced a major change in how food product information databanks will be shared in 2016. The Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN, or GS1) is a data…

What a Food Handling Course Can Teach You about Food Safety

Food handling certificates are a must-have for restaurants, caterers, cafeterias and any other business that offers food services. When a restaurant’s workers are armed with a food handling certificate, this…

China’s Food Safety Crisis Spurs American Protest

Food safety and public health advocates are speaking out against a new plan to process American and Canadian-raised poultry in China. In North America, we expect a certain level of…