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Archive for December 2017

The Regulation of Edibles in Canada: A Small Taste for Students in Medical Marijuana Training

The laws concerning edible medical marijuana products aren’t always well known. Here’s what students in medical marijuana certification programs need to know.

A Quick Overview of Ontario’s Pharmaceutical Sector for Students in Quality Control Courses

Ontario is often referred to as Canada’s economic powerhouse, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to its pharmaceutical presence. Numerous major producers and research companies—who represent major employers for local graduates—call Ontario home. In fact, whether you want to work at a small home-grown company or at the regional office of a major international player, there’s a good chance that your dream company could be located not too far away. Are you interested in establishing a career in Ontario’s pharmaceutical sector? Here’s a quick snapshot of Ontario’s pharmaceutical industry, and what new graduates can expect. Why Ontario Has.. READ MORE »

3 Things Students of Food Quality Assurance Need to Know About MSG

Prized for its flavour-enhancing effect on soups, broths, sauces, and fried foods, monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a commonly utilized ingredient in modern food products. Its use has remained consistent over recent decades, and it is broadly defined as a natural amino acid-based flavouring. However, its flavour-enhancing abilities aren’t its only distinguishing feature; MSG has also been a hotly contested ingredient that has been the subject of intense study. In fact, the stigma over its use has continued on. For aspiring food quality assurance specialists, here are some key points to keep in mind about the latest developments concerning this contested.. READ MORE »

Clinical Research Training Spotlight: A Look at the Development of the Flu Vaccine

The development of a dependable influenza (flu) vaccine was a major breakthrough for public health. For centuries, societies had suffered from seasonal outbreaks of this debilitating infectious disease. Nowadays, the lethal effect of the flu has been tempered in part via vaccination programs, but the disease still poses an ongoing risk, especially to the young, old, and those with compromised immune systems. Here’s how the ongoing development and persistent research around the vaccine has turned it into one of our enduring public health achievements. It’s a wonderful look into the important role that clinical researchers have in keeping the public.. READ MORE »

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