Food Safety Market Blog

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

Posts about training:

How to Teach Food Safety Virtually

How to Teach Food Safety Virtually

For months now, the pandemic has been changing the way we live in big and small ways. The classroom is one of COVID-19’s most notable victims, completely changing the way we learn and interact with each other. Classrooms are now seen as a massive transmission risk to students and instructors alike, and the idea of placing many people together in a small room or auditorium without proper ventilation and physical distancing measures is now seen as unattractive to many.

Is Your Food Safety Education Helping or Hurting?

Is Your Food Safety Education Helping or Hurting?

Effective training can turn any employee into a superstar who can use their new skills and knowledge to help grow a business, increase the bottom line, and become a leader among colleagues. Unfortunately, not all training is equal. Bad training can go just as far in the opposite direction, destroying the potential of employees by giving them bad information, not teaching best practices, and encouraging cutting corners.

A food handler certification hosted on your Learning Management System

A food handler certification hosted on your Learning Management System
Businesses invest a great deal of money and resources into their Learning Management System (LMS), which streamlines employee training, centralizes learning, provides an interactive environment for learners, and lowers time and costs associated with training and development. This investment can be leveraged by restaurants and food service business by implementing a food handler certification training solution that integrates with your preexisting LMS.

Want Your Food Handlers certified with Online Food Safety Training?

Want Your Food Handlers certified with Online Food Safety Training?
Having certified food handlers is the only way for your foodservice business to avoid the risk of reputation damage brought on by failed health inspections and causing customers to develop foodborne illness or food poisoning. In the majority of Canadian provinces and territories, businesses are required by law to hire staff with proper food handler certifications.

Food Safety Training Gives Your Brand a Competitive Edge

Food Safety Training Gives Your Brand a Competitive Edge
Canadians are getting more serious about food safety. Many municipalities now make it possible for the public to view the results of food safety inspections online at any time, putting crucial information into the hands of thousands of potential customers around the country. Instead of worrying about not passing your next food safety inspection, you can instead use food safety training to ensure that your food service establishment never has to worry about inspection results again. Additionally a food safety incident can mean multiple negative reviews on various platforms such as Google, Facebook, and Yelp. Food safety training is becoming more and more important to foodservice businesses from a marketing perspective, so it’s important that you and your staff know how to use it to gain a competitive edge.

Introducing Managing Food Safety (MFS)

Introducing Managing Food Safety (MFS)

Food safety trainers now have access to Managing Food Safety (MFS), a nationally recognized, high quality training program. MFS introduces a variety of new measures to make food safety training more effective, including things like visual case studies that can help trainers to transcend language barriers, opportunities for experiential learning, and detailed regional information. Managing Food Safety has been enthusiastically received by health authorities and food safety trainers around the country, who have said that the program makes the job of trainers easier, and makes learning more enjoyable for participants.

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.