Potentially Deadly Tapeworm More Widespread in Ontario Than Thought, U of G Research Finds

A tapeworm that can infect dogs and humans and lead to potentially fatal illness is now widespread in southern Ontario, new work by Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) researchers at the University of Guelph has revealed. The researchers found the Echinococcus multilocularis tapeworm in nearly one in four coyotes and foxes they tested in southern Ontario, suggesting the potentially dangerous parasite is now well established …

a photo of the 3 creators of the soybean cream liqueur, 5th Bean

Vegan Liqueur, Skin Exfoliant and Aluminum Foil Substitute Win Big in Project SOY

A cream liqueur for vegan- and lactose-intolerant consumers, a soybean-based skin exfoliant and edible soy protein substitute for aluminum foil are this year’s first-place projects at the University of Guelph’s 23rd annual Project SOY competition. Project SOY (Soybean Opportunities for Youth) is an annual contest that harnesses students’ creativity to develop new products and marketing …