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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 Zero Contamination Possible in Food Manufacturing?

March 25, 2021

The food industry works with consumers through trust. Canadians trust the companies making their food to deliver safe products for them and their families – contamination can erode this trust, put consumers at serious risk, …

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Why Have Recent Studies Shown EU Food Safety Procedures Are Lacking?

March 12, 2021

In the European Union, public trust in both national authorities and wider EU institutions is fairly high – 60% and 58% respectively, according to the most recent World Food Safety Day report. However, reports also …

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What Goes Into Product Tracking Procedures To Prevent Foodborne Illness?

March 5, 2021

Canada enjoys one of the safest food systems in the world. The security comes from vigilance at all levels of the food industry, one which attempts to track and secure products and ingredients from picking …

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European Listeria Outbreak 2015-2019: What Really Happened?

February 9, 2021

In Canada, the biggest outbreak of listeria in recent memory was in 2008; there were 57 confirmed cases and 22 deaths. It led to a costly recall and political reckonings; to this day, it stands …

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Can You Still Consume Freezer Burnt Food?

January 27, 2021

Freezer burn affects almost everyone – just about all consumers have a cut of meat or bag of veggies that gets lost at the bottom of the freezer. Some people will take out a steak …

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The Top 4 Food Safety Concerns According To Consumers And How To Prevent Them

January 11, 2021

Food safety is serious business, and facilities processing and handling products and ingredients have to be aware of the primary types of food safety hazards, as well as the best methods of prevention. The top …

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What Is The CFIA and How Can You Benefit From It?

December 16, 2020

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is Canada’s highest authority on food safety. This agency, the largest science-based regulatory agency in the country, enforces food safety legislation and how it relates to concepts that are …

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What Are The Dangers Of Mislabeling Food Products?

December 9, 2020

Everyone along the chain of food distribution – from the product manufacturers to the co-packers to the distributors – has to make a concerted effort to ensure that food product labels are always accurate.  Mislabeling …

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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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