Food Safety Course

What Future Food Safety Workers Need to Know About SalFoS

Exciting things are happening in Canada’s scientific community and, more specifically, in the realm of Canadian food science. A team of Canadian researchers have developed a revolutionary system that could…
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4 Winter Tips for Food Safety Course Students

Between power outages, produce storage issues, and the various seasonal bugs floating around, the winter months can certainly cause a few issues for anyone working in the food service industry….
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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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What You Need To Know About The Listeria Fruit Recall

Many people don’t realize that through cross-contamination, even vegetarians can contract food poisoning from animal-carried pathogens – as was the case with Listeria-tainted Sweet 2 Eat products.

Salmonella Scandal: “Chicken King” Faces Jail Time

Jack Decoster, the Iowa “Chicken King” faces felony charges in connection with the 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened almost 2000 people and forced the recall of 500 million eggs. DeCoster and his son, Peter, have been indicted with fraud for misbranding eggs, and with the attempted bribery of a USDA official.

“Got Raw Milk?” Advocates Push for Legalization in Canada

Is fresher always better? Advocates of the increasingly popular agri-food movement tell us to buy organic, protest GMOs, and always favour the least processed foods. All of this certainly sounds…
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Disinfectant Food Wash: Sensible or Scary?

Is what’s good for the countertop good for the cold-cuts?  One might argue that eliminating bacteria present on food preparation or processing surfaces is of little value when the food…
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Sanitation Violations: Favourite Chains are Repeat Offenders

Anyone who has experienced a bout of food poisoning thinks twice about where they eat out. They peek into kitchens, scan dining rooms for cleanliness, scrutinize how often food handlers…
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Caramel Food Colouring Raises Risk of Cancer

The safety debate over food colouring is nothing new. Most of us recall the recent Kraft dinner debacle that resulted in a widespread crusade against the retailer’s use of yellow…
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Dirty Little Secrets: What’s Your Grocery Store Hiding?

Contaminated carts, sweaty eggs, bacterial citrus – these aren’t concerns most shoppers have when blazing down supermarket aisles, eagerly checking items off their lists. But according to food safety certification…
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