Food Safety

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

Are best before dates and expiry dates the same thing? Here’s a look at what the two terms mean, and how they affect food safety and food waste in Canada.

Undercover Chemical Contaminants and How They Create Food Safety Concerns

That dangerous chemicals are sometimes present in food is not a secret, but consumers—and even health professionals—may not be aware of some of the surprising places these chemicals can come…
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4 Facts About Listeriosis for Future Food Safety Professionals

Listeriosis is a bacterial infection that can be contracted when an individual consumes contaminated food or water. Every year, about 134 cases of invasive listeriosis are reported in Canada. It’s…
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3 Things Students in Food Technology Training Should Know About Drying Food

There are plenty of unique ways to process food. Irradiation, blanching, fermentation, freezing, and drying are all methods for processing food items that are currently used in today’s food industry….
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5 Common Food Safety Myths Debunked

According to new research conducted during the ‘Food Safety Month’ of November, many people are increasing their chances of food poisoning by believing a number of dangerous food safety myths….
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A Quick Guide to Food Safety for Weak Immune Systems

Many people suffer from weak immune systems. While for some this may be a result of an organ or bone marrow transplant, others may have weak immune systems due to…
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Masters student Kylah Smith collects blueberries after passing through the radio frequency machine behind her--College of Agriculture and Environmental Science Tuesday, May, 19, 2009, in Athens. (Photo/John Amis)

FTSQ Co-op Students Are Learning From the Best in the Industry

Getting an education is one thing, putting that knowledge to good use is another. AAPS students enrolled in our Food Technology, Safety and Quality diploma program are taking the opportunity…
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