Processed food has a wide-reaching definition. The USDA defines a food as processed if it has undergone any changes to its natural state. This can include foods that have been washed, cut, heated, pasteurized, cooked, canned, frozen, dehydrated, and more. Nearly all food is processed in some way. As humans, we have been processing food nearly since the inception of our species. As a professional in food quality control, it’s important to know what food processing means, its implications, and its history. Here’s a brief overview of the history of food processing. Early History of Processed Foods Humans have been.. READ MORE »
The container and packaging that cannabis is found in is more important than one might think. This is because there are various factors that can influence its quality, such as humidity, temperature, and moisture, among others. To have the best possible packaging can give cannabis the longest possible lifespan, especially since lower-quality packaging can be detrimental for both business and quality control. Therefore, it’s beneficial to research and understand the effects certain types of packaging can have on cannabis, and how best to preserve it. There are many reasons as to why packaging it properly and with the appropriate.. READ MORE »
Navigating the aisles of the pharmacy can be overwhelming. A customer looking to purchase some acetaminophen to relieve their headache is confronted with shelves stocked full of different versions of the substance from a variety of different brands. Though they may be more familiar with the Tylenol product, there is no significant difference between it and the plainer versions of the drug sitting next to it. Functionally, both drugs are the same, though there is a good reason both exist. Professionals who work in pharmacovigilance and regulatory affairs are invested in the compliance of pharmaceutical and healthcare products with the.. READ MORE »
Cannabis products sold in Canada must adhere to packaging and labelling regulations, including a visible expiry date. But what does this date indicate? Can cannabis really go bad? The answer differs based on the type of cannabis product and how it is stored. Over time, certain cannabis properties break down, altering the product’s performance. If you’re interested in a cannabis career, understanding the shelf life of cannabis is essential for safety, quality, and transparency. Read on to get started! How Does Cannabis Change Over Time? Answers for Those in a Cannabis Course Although dried cannabis flower doesn’t necessarily become moldy.. READ MORE »
As any record-breaking athlete will tell you, a good diet plan can make the difference between a personal best or a disappointing finish. Nutritionists are essential to the success of sports teams and triathletes. Training for a triathlon is slightly more complicated because it is a mix of three very different disciplines: swimming, biking, and running. Triathlons can vary in distance from a short quick sprint to a grueling ironman. The recommended nutrition plan will depend on the length of the event as well as the gender, height, and weight of the athlete. Read on to find out how graduates.. READ MORE »
In the late 1950s, a group of scientists and engineers who worked with food products developed what is known as hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP). Sixty years later, HACCP has become a well-established system used by producers and manufacturers to make sure food products are safe for consumers. Now HACCP also plays a major role in the cannabis industry. Since late 2019, the sale of edible cannabis products has been legal in Canada. In order for this part of the cannabis industry to provide safe, quality products to consumers, HACCP is necessary. Keep reading to learn more about.. READ MORE »
If you are interested in becoming a clinical research professional, your role in the safety and marketing of pharmaceuticals or other product life cycles will be major. Whether you work in pharmacovigilance, with natural health products, cosmetics, or other related industries, understanding the phases of a product’s life cycle is key. As defined by Health Canada, the life cycle of a product includes several stages: Pre-clinical studies Clinical trials Submission of product information to regulatory agency Regulatory agency decision on whether to authorize sale of the product Public access to product Post-market surveillance, inspection, and investigation To learn more about.. READ MORE »
Want a job in the Cannabis industry? Find out how to make it happen. Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019 Time:5:00 PM Location: AAPS College – Suite 200, 200 Consumers Road, Toronto Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 416-502-2277 This workshop will help those interested in expanding their knowledge on the opportunities the emerging Cannabis industry has to offer. Attendees are offered the chance to learn more about job search strategies, the positions available, and required skills. All are welcome.
Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, AAPS has helped me realize my dream of working in the Medical Cannabis industry through their amazing teaching techniques and overall support. I wouldn’t be able to be where I am now without them! Christopher G Short Cannabis – Management, Quality and Laboratory Graduate SEE MORE: Student Success Story!
Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, Teaching students about an industry that is not fully developed yet was a task that AAPS approached with finesse. I didn’t know where to begin or what questions to ask, but during the program all my worries were dissolved. AAPS course schedule was perfect for me as I was working a full time job on the side! The best part was that teachers were very knowledgeable about the subjects that they were teaching and were more than willing to explain in.. READ MORE »