Food Safety Market Blog

A blog with articles related to food handler certification and education on food safety related issues.

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Issues We Encounter in Food Safety Training

Issues We Encounter in Food Safety Training

Developing and implementing an effective food safety training program is essential to any business that deals with food, but it can present some challenges. Some of the challenges Food Safety Market has seen when performing our food safety training in Canada include a lack of uniformity regarding country-wide regulations and legislation, a lack of access to proper training, obligation to completing required courses, and a lack of engagement.   

Summer Food Safety: Keep Food Safe While Camping, Hiking and More

Summer Food Safety: Keep Food Safe While Camping, Hiking and More

Summer cookouts and snacks on day trips go hand-in-hand with the enjoyment of our short Canadian summers. But food can quickly become contaminated with bacteria which causes foodborne illness. The hotter it is, the more exponential the chances are that your hot dogs and hamburgers are ticking disease bombs instead of tasty treats. It is possible to enjoy summer treats safely - it just takes some prep work and extra consideration.

Return on Investment of Food Safety Training in Canadian Companies

Return on Investment of Food Safety Training in Canadian Companies

There are many reasons that food safety training pays back companies that invest in it. A study undertaken by Safe Food Canada, ROI of Food Safety Training in Canadian Companies, had a look at some of the hard numbers to look at how food safety training was paying back to companies that invested in it across Canada. It was the first study of its kind in Canada, and was released in February of 2016.

Summertime Al Fresco Cooking Safety Guide

Summertime Al Fresco Cooking Safety Guide

If your restaurant has an outdoor patio there is nothing more enjoyable for your guests than dining al fresco.

Add an outdoor cooking station to the mix and your clientele can also enjoy watching your talented chefs prepare their meals.

But summer’s warm humid temperatures are perfect conditions for bacterial growth – making it the perfect breeding ground for foodborne illnesses. The Government of Canada estimates that there are 4 million cases of foodborne illness each year, but with a few simple safety tips your outdoor patio can be a safe, delicious place for your guests to dine and enjoy the beautiful Canadian summer and fall.