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Our collection of articles highlight the importance of food safety, the challenges faced in food processing, and helpful advice to keep your food operations running safely and efficiently. Each blog is curated by our expert team at Quantum Food Solutions to bring you reliable and informative guides.

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Is Your Food Safety Record Keeping Up To Par?

November 20, 2020

An important part of food safety procedures is the seventh point of every Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system: record keeping. Whether you use them to improve facility management, stop compromises in your handling …

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Improve Upon Food Safety Practices In Five Simple Steps

November 16, 2020

Improving the safety practices of a food processing or storage facility isn’t difficult. Managers must make it a part of every employee’s routine, and by bringing in some professional guidance, they can find every opportunity …

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Seafood Processing Challenges

November 3, 2020

Some benefits of eating seafood… The world’s human population consumes over 1,000 different species of seafood, that grow in a wide variety of habitats and geographic locations. Seafood provides many nutritional benefits, such high-quality protein, …

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Cheese and Microbes

November 3, 2020

Delightful Cheese… What more needs to be said? With a different cheese to satisfy every palate, the options are endless: creamy brie, soft and smooth; blue cheese, sharp and salty; Parmigiano-Reggiano, sprinkled over pasta; sharp …

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Meat Without the Cow

November 3, 2020

What is Cultured Meat? Cellular agriculture, whose products are known as cultured or lab-grown meat, builds up muscle tissue from a handful of cells taken from an animal. These cells are then nurtured on a …

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Misconceptions and Benefits of Food Irradiation

October 30, 2020

Some misconceptions about irradiated food If you ask consumers whether they are more afraid of exposing their food to nuclear radiation or eating food that is contaminated with pathogens such as E. coli, Listeria, or …

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Thermal Evaluations: meat, poultry, fish and seafood

October 30, 2020

What is Thermal Validation (a.k.a. cold spot evaluation)? Within the context of manufacturing safe cooked products, thermal validation, which is commonly known as cold spot evaluation refers to the measurement of the maximum thermal differential …

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HACCP System Validation

October 30, 2020

Since January 2019, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has been enforcing new food regulations across all food commodities. A key requirement of the new regulations is the validation of Critical Control Points (e.g., cooking, …

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