Category Archives: Food Industry

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 [...]

The Connection Between Hidden Sugar & Diabetes

It is estimated that close to 11.5 million Canadians are living with diabetes or have prediabetes. [...]

Why HPP (High-Pressure Processing) is a Healthier Way to Preserve Deli Meats than Sodium Nitrite or Cultured Celery Extracts

High-pressure processing (HPP) preserves food and deactivates foodborne germs without added chemicals. Sealed packages are [...]

How COVID has Changed the Grocery Industry in Canada: Is Grocery Delivery here to Stay?

COVID has changed many things for many people, including the grocery and food industry in [...]

Beyond the Buzzwords: What Cage-Free and Free-Range Mean

Knowing what to buy and knowing why you buy it is like telling your child [...]