November 2014

How to Avoid the Flu During Holiday Travelling

Taking a plane to visit grandparents in Florida, or a sibling living overseas can be a fun way to spend your holidays. However, be aware that travelling during the winter…
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A Simple Guide to the Principles of HACCP

Experts in food safety training believe that the HACCP certification first originated from WW2 artillery shell testing. Today, hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) is used as a preventative…
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Health Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

The term “Mediterranean diet” was first coined in 1980 after an academic-lead investigation of cardiovascular death rates in different parts of the world.  While the US and Finland held high…
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Understanding Food Recalls in Canada

  In Canada alone, there are approximately 250 food recalls each year. Although some of these incidents are labelled as low risk, others have the potential to spread serious illnesses…
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