Profs Discuss Food Fraud on The Agenda

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Sylvain Charlebois, Bob Hanner and Steve Paikin

Sylvain Charlebois, Bob Hanner and Steve Paikin

Profs. Bob Hanner, Integrative Biology, and Sylvain Charlebois, Marketing and Consumer Studies, were interviewed on TVO’s The Agenda May 17. They were discussing the growing practice of food fraud and what can be done about it. Hanner uses DNA barcoding to identify various species, and was involved in a 2013 study analyzing mislabeled seafood. Charlebois studies global food systems and food security.