Food Safety Diploma

Chipotle in Crisis: What Food Safety Diploma Students Should Know

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports an E. coli outbreak sourced to the popular burrito chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill—and it’s not the first run-in Chipotle’s had with…
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Food Quality Control Spotlight: Shellfish

Often among the most expensively priced items in restaurants, shellfish, such as oysters, lobster, and mussels, are considered some of the finest culinary delicacies. However, they are also some the…
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Food Industry

People have become much more conscious of the food products that they purchase and consume. In fact, now more than ever before, we are checking food labels to ensure that…
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A Food Safety Specialist’s Guide to the Safe Food for Canadians Act

A 2014 report by the Conference Board of Canada, in collaboration with the University of Guelph’s Food Institute, revealed that Canada’s food safety system was ranked among the best in…
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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…
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3 Causes of Food Poisoning Explained

Studies performed by the Public Health Agency of Canada show that approximately one in every eight Canadians gets sick as a result of domestically acquired food-borne diseases. While Canada does…
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