food safety

3 Little-Known Facts About Best Before Dates and Food Safety

No one wants to eat spoiled food. Whether checking best before dates at the grocery store or tossing aside an expired item, consumers do their best to stay vigilant. In…

4 Things to Know About Food Facility Audits for Food Safety Students

Safety is a paramount concern when working in the food industry. From processing plants to restaurants, food facilities in Canada are subject to stringent safety laws. These laws are enforced…

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…

GMO Food Labelling: Health or Hype?

Vermont has become the first US state to pass a bill that requires labels for genetically modified foods. The bill represents over a decade of relentless lobbying on the part…