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The Benefits of Improved Traceability: A Food Safety Student’s Guide

Today’s consumers want to know more about the health and safety of their food. The “farm-to-table” or “factory-to-table” movement has consumers expecting comprehensive information about where food comes from and how it is handled. In a word: traceability. Increasing traceability is now a collaborative effort among today’s businesses, trade associations, industry groups, and regulatory agencies. Food quality assurance professionals are driven by government regulations and consumer pressure to promote improved traceability using consistent, interoperable data-sharing processes based on global standards. If you are planning to pursue a food safety career, read on to learn the benefits of traceability in today’s food.. READ MORE »

3 Riskiest Foods on Grocery Store Shelves

11 million Canadians suffer from food poisoning every year. While most people who get sick only suffer milder symptoms that don’t need treatment, a percentage of those infected will require hospitalization, and a small percent die as a result of their illness. Milder symptoms of food poisoning include: nausea and/or vomiting diarrhea abdominal pain headaches weakness mild fever Severe food poisoning, on the other hand, can lead to bloody stools, extreme pain, kidney failure, and seizures. The Center for Disease Control collected 10 years’ worth of data of food poisoning specifically in the United States, in order to determine which.. READ MORE »

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