April 2015

How Good Nutrition Habits Form Good Athletes

Maintaining a healthy diet is important for each and every person. Having a healthy body lowers the risk of chronic disease, improves skin and bone health, provides energy throughout the…
Read More

Cook-in-Bag Chicken and other Solutions to Cross Contamination

A food handling program teaches that cross contamination occurs when harmful bacteria spreads to food from other food, surfaces, hands or equipment. Cross-contamination commonly occurs if equipment used for raw food preparation is then…
Read More

Good Production Practices for Medical Marihuana

Working in quality assurance for medical marihuana production facilities requires an in-depth knowledge of Health Canada’s guidelines for good production practices. As medical marihuana continues to expand as an industry,…
Read More

Foods That Are Safe to Eat Even After the Expiration Date

Expiration dates can be useful—they inform consumers of the last date by which a food product’s flavour or quality is best. However, they can also sometimes be misleading. Experts with…
Read More