Category Archives: Food Industry

What is ESG and Why Should you Care?

Launched in the early 2000s by the United Nations, ESG is a set of standards [...]

What is Gene Editing and What are the Risks to the Organic Sector in Canada?

Gene editing, also known as genome editing, is a process that uses genetic engineering techniques [...]

Organic Sanitation Standards in Food Processing vs. Conventional? How does this Compare to the Cleaning Products used in our Homes?

You've likely heard that organic food is healthier because it uses less pesticides and other [...]

8 Food Trends for 2023

Someone once said, the only thing that stays the same is change. And when it [...]

Why the Food Claim “All Natural” is Meaningless

The word "natural" has been used in the food business for a long time, but [...]

Why is Turkey the Meal of Choice for most Canadians at Thanksgiving?

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, have you ever wondered why turkey is the meal [...]

How is Food Tested for Shelf-Life?

Have you ever wondered about how food is tested to determine the best before date? [...]

How Long Does Deli Meat Last in the Fridge?

Packaged lunch meats come with a best before date. It’s best to consume the meat [...]

What exactly are Bioengineered / Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) and are they Unhealthy?

Bioengineered foods are those that have been genetically modified in a laboratory. This means that [...]


Why is Sodium Nitrite added to Deli Meats and is it still Necessary Today?

New technology like HPP (High-Pressure Processing) can be used to preserve deli meats instead of [...]