Yearly Archives: 2016

Food Safety – Who’s really responsible?

2019-05-28T15:22:29+00:00

The Public Health Agency of Canada estimates approximately 1/8 (4 million) of Canadians acquire food-borne illnesses each year. Food-borne illnesses cost Canadians approximately $12-$14 billion each year. Food safety is required by law and is the responsibility of everyone in the establishment – the owner and the employees. As food handlers, it is your responsibility to know the law and to follow them. Having proper training and becoming a certified food handler can help your establishment in delivering and providing the best customer satisfaction in the food industry. Register now for the Probe It Food Handler Certification course to: Increase your knowledge in food safety laws Increase your awareness of food-borne illnesses Increase your knowledge of proper food handling Increase your knowledge of proper cleaning and sanitizing requirements Teach you how to protect yourself, your family, your customers and your job.  

Food Safety – Who’s really responsible? 2019-05-28T15:22:29+00:00

Food-borne Illness – A High Price to Pay

2019-05-28T15:24:30+00:00

    Food-borne Illness is when contaminated food or water is consumed. Contamination can occur from food, the environment, or from the food handler either directly or indirectly. Food-borne illness can be devastating to the person affected and to the establishment implicated. It can cost thousands of dollars and may even result in death. DID YOU KNOW: Four million Canadians suffer from food-borne illness and receive medical attention EACH YEAR! (Health Canada) A High Price To Pay The cost of a food-borne illness occurring at an establishment is a high price to pay. Here are just a few negative outcomes that result in food-borne illnesses: Negative media exposure Possible lawsuits and legal fees Insurance premiums Staff missing work Cost of re-training staff Decrease in customer sales Bad reputation Decrease staff morale   Food-borne illness do not usually get reported because it resolves itself within a few days. However, there are members of our population that can be severely affected by food-borne illnesses, including young children, [...]

Food-borne Illness – A High Price to Pay 2019-05-28T15:24:30+00:00

Food-borne Illness – Last thing you ate?

2019-05-28T15:25:54+00:00

Symptoms are not always associated with the last food product consumed. Symptoms may appear as early as 30 minutes or as late as several days after consuming contaminated food. DID YOU KNOW: Headaches can be a symptom of a food-borne Illness! Food-borne illness can have numerous symptoms. More common symptoms include diarrhea, vomit, stomach cramps and nausea. Food-borne illness can also manifest as a headache, muscle pain, fever, fatigue and weight loss. Death, as previously mentioned, can also be a result of a food-borne illness. So remember, if you or someone you know experiences food-borne illness, ask yourself "What did I eat in the last 5 days?"  

Food-borne Illness – Last thing you ate? 2019-05-28T15:25:54+00:00

When is it the right time to sell your company?

2016-08-03T08:38:06+00:00

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When is it the right time to sell your company? 2016-08-03T08:38:06+00:00

Personal debt or company debt we explore your options

2016-08-03T08:37:43+00:00

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Personal debt or company debt we explore your options 2016-08-03T08:37:43+00:00

Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity and cash is king

2016-08-03T08:35:27+00:00

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Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity and cash is king 2016-08-03T08:35:27+00:00

5 cashflow tips that entrepreneurs wish they knew

2016-08-03T08:33:56+00:00

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5 cashflow tips that entrepreneurs wish they knew 2016-08-03T08:33:56+00:00