Researcher Finds 14% of Canadian Sausages Mislabelled, Down from Last U of G Study

Sausage mislabelling in Canada is down, according to a new University of Guelph DNA barcoding study. Researchers found mislabelling and cross-species contamination of meat ingredients in 14 per cent of sausage samples selected from grocery stores across the country. That’s down from a first-ever study conducted by the same researchers over a year ago that …

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Stronger Pesticide Regulations Likely Needed to Protect All Bee Species, Say Studies

Pesticide regulations designed to protect honeybees fail to account for potential health threats posed by agrochemicals to the full diversity of bee species that are even more important pollinators of food crops and other plants, say three new international papers co-authored by University of Guelph biologists. As the global human population grows, and as pollinators …