Profs Debate Future of Meat on TVO’s The Agenda


Profs. Ben Bohrer, far left, and Michael von Massow, far right, appeared on The Agenda

A panel discussion on the future of meat production was the focus of TVO’s The Agenda April 24. Profs. Ben Bohrer, Food Science, and Michael von Massow, Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, spoke on how the world will feed a projected nine billion people by 2050, especially as many developing countries increase¬†their meat consumption. They discussed the challenges of meat production and current trends in farming and agriculture. Bohrer studies beef, pork and poultry production, including quality, yield, shelf life and processing; von Massow looks at food value chains and sustainability.