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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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What Is HACCP Certification?

August 31, 2021

    HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points. It’s a management system for food safety that analyzes for and controls biological, chemical, and physical hazards. Whether it’s raw material production, procurement, handling, or …

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5 Reasons To Get HACCP Certified

August 18, 2021

  Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) is an evidence-based system that addresses risks to food and ingredients. If your processing or handling facility doesn’t have a HACCP plan yet, there are five great reasons …

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Benefits Of HACCP Certification

July 29, 2021

Coming up with a plan that follows the seven principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) demonstrates a genuine commitment to the safety of your food products, your employees, and the public. That’s …

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Is HACCP Right For My Organization

July 21, 2021

HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point. It’s an internationally recognized system that aims to help food processing businesses reduce and eliminate safety hazards in the product. Most HACCP plans are unique to …

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How Is A Meat Slicer Properly Cleaned?

July 1, 2021

  Employees may find meat slicers are hard to clean and sanitize, but that’s no excuse for skipping this task. Meat slicer cleaning does involve many steps, and the machine can be challenging to take apart, …

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Food Safety Tips For Summer Grilling and BBQ

June 9, 2021

Summer is the time to fire up the grill, and no one can turn down a good barbecue. But humans aren’t the only organism that loves a nice, hot, sunny day – bacteria thrive in …

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Do Pet Food Factories Have The Same Food Safety Rules As Human Plants?

May 21, 2021

Most Canadians understand and trust that government regulations protect their food, even if they don’t know the exact processes behind it. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) tests and regulates food products intended for human …

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Three Ways Machine Maintenance Prevents Food Safety Emergencies

May 11, 2021

Machine maintenance is the work that keeps mechanical assets running with minimal downtime. Regardless of size, all food handling or distribution centers need comprehensive plans that account for predictive, prescriptive, and condition-based maintenance. This way, …

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Can Your HACCP Plan Include A Chemical Control Program?

April 29, 2021

In HACCP, a food safety hazard is anything that can contaminate a food product. One of the three types is chemical contaminants, which one can find in almost every food processing facility. Does the average …

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Do Food Businesses Get Warnings Before Fines About Lack Of HACCP Certification?

April 21, 2021

Many companies across the food processing and handling industry are not mandated by law to implement Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) standards. However, some Canadian industries, like federally registered meat and poultry establishments, must …

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