Vice Canada Consults U of G Vegetable Production Expert

How did a Quebec couple find a live frog inside their green pepper? That’s what Vice Canada wanted to know after hearing reports of the tiny frog found inside the hollow vegetable. So they consulted Prof. Barry Micaleff from U of G’s Department of Plant Agriculture for a possible explanation. Micaleff theorized that the frog …

Cross-Country Checkup Consults U of G Driving Expert

Prof. Lana Trick, Department of Psychology, appeared on CBC Radio’s Cross-Country Checkup over the weekend to discuss what can be done to eliminate pedestrian deaths. Trick runs U of G’s DRiVE Lab and studies  collision risk and the mechanisms of attention during driving. While many worry that cellphones have increased distracted driving, Trick said drivers …

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Consumer Reports Speaks with Food Science Expert

Consumer Reports interviewed Prof. Keith Warriner, Department of Food Science, about why there have been so many recalls of Californian-grown romaine lettuce . Warriner, who studies foodborne illness linked to produce, says a major problem is lettuce farms located too close to large cattle farms known as CAFOs, or concentrated animal feeding operations. Manure from …