Robyn Goorevitch has been one of our food safety trainers for a number of years. In addition to her work with us, Robyn also runs her own food safety classes for various organizations. In July 2016, Robyn received a cancer diagnosis and was told by her oncologist that all she had to do to ensure that her food was safe was to avoid sushi. She was shocked by this misinformation, since she educates people every day on the food safety steps that have to be taken for high-risk groups - which includes cancer patients. She decided to do something about it by offering food safety classes through Wellspring, a nonprofit organization which exists to help cancer patients and their caregivers, even while battling the disease herself.Read More
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Nunavut has set itself apart from Canada’s other provinces and territories by creating its own government-enforced set of food safety guidelines. The guidelines are unique in that they have been created with the intention to protect citizens who are ill or may have compromised immune systems. Here’s what you need to know about country food and Nunavut’s new food safety guidelines.Read More
2017-10-05 9:50 AM
Innovations in food safety are extremely important, as they help to combat illnesses, harmful microorganisms and pathogens, and in general make food consumption and production a safer, healthier practice.
Each and every year we see emerging technologies that benefit people and businesses all around the world, but many of these advancements go unnoticed and unsung to the general public. Some of the most exciting recent advancements in food safety tech can be found below:
2017-08-29 10:08 AM
Let’s face it, most school lunches aren’t carefully planned, Pinterest-worthy creations that parents spend hours slaving over. They’re usually thrown together in the morning or the night before by busy parents. In this environment, it’s easy to throw food safety considerations out the window. Here’s a cheat sheet to help you pack better lunches, even if you are in a hurry.Read More
2017-08-15 10:49 AM
In a recent CBC report on food safety citations that were handed out in Montreal, language barriers were cited as an obstacle by the head of Montreal’s food inspection department.
In this article, language barriers are cited as a major reason why some food safety citations were handed out in Montreal.Read More