As legalization rolls through Canada, parts of the United States, and other countries around the world, the cannabis industry is growing at an unprecedented rate. But when it comes to food safety, are you prepared? To help, we at Icicle Technologies Inc. are providing free
As we start 2018 off with a bang, we thought we’d invite you to scroll down to discover – and rediscover – how Icicle has grown in the past year. Many of our new features emerge from the creativity and engagement of our user base.
Our last round of feature updates for 2017 picks up on our Inventory Management feature, which was introduced last year. Since then, with the incredible feedback of our users, we have been able to make this feature more robust and suitable to the needs of
Contamination recalls from the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) surged by an unprecedented 167% over the first half of 2016. This rise is largely attributed to tighter regulations and technological advances but also reflects the realities of our increasingly complex and interconnected food chain.
In the last few months, we’ve radically extended our laboratory management capabilities (more on this to come) as well as introducing robust new features for third-party, custom integrations with Icicle. There are a bunch of fun odds and ends as well, each designed to make
Since the new FSMA rules regarding Preventive Controls (PC) were introduced last year, food companies are facing some confusion around how to comply to these requirements. An alternate format of a food safety plan that includes PCs was put forward by the FSPCA but has
In September 2017, Icicle Technologies Inc. joined four other promising Canadian tech companies on a trade mission to Mexico and Columbia. The trip was part of Wavefront’s Global Market Entry Program and organized in collaboration with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Serivce. Wavefront, a Canadian centre
Stephanie Neil from Automation World wrote a great piece this week about food safety in the 21st century, focusing on increasing regulations and challenges for compliance. When it comes to allergens and adulteration, she turned to Icicle to explain how technology has evolved to meet
Though it took place in May 2016, our trip to Australia and New Zealand with Wavefront and Global Affairs Canada is still making news. We were featured, along with three other British Columbia businesses, in BC Business Magazine. The article details how each of the
Icicle creator and food safety expert Steven Burton was featured in a guest blog on Global Food Safety Resource (GFSR) this week, Improving Food Safety on Farms with Big Data, following his previous guest blogs on temperature control and food safety technology and how to