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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 …

Gut Microbiome Expert Speaks With Quirks & Quarks

Prof. Emma Allen-Vercoe, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, appeared on CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks to answer a rather delicate question about what’s in our poop. A listener had asked about the efficiency of human and animal digestive systems and why we seem to create so much poop. Allen-Vercoe responded that most of our pooo …

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Global News Radio Speaks With U of G Cannabis Expert

Prof. Andrew Hathaway, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, spoke to Global News Radio’s 640 Toronto with Jeff McArthur, about the new cannabis edibles and vaping products that are now available in Ontario Cannabis Stores. Hathaway is an expert in the cannabis market and Canada drug policy. He told the program he’s skeptical that legal cannabis …