A Bite's Archives Arrell Food Institute's Newsletter
With these letters, we hope to stay better connected to you by sharing event invitations, research updates, and scholar and partner spotlights.
In each letter, we share what our team sees as important and upcoming issues around food and agriculture through articles and social media accounts we’re following.
Looking forward to keeping in touch,
Evan Fraser, Director, Arrell Food Institute
February 26th, 2020
University of Guelph researchers are tackling tough questions that agri-food sectors and consumers are facing, including what the trade-offs of new agricultural frontiers are and whether or not it's safe for you to drink that milk past the best before date in your fridge.
February 7th, 2020
Is Canada a global leader in safe, sustainable and trusted food? This question was the theme of the Arrell Food Summit, and we have been asking ourselves and our colleagues this question a lot lately.
January 20th, 2020
Arrell Food Institute recognizes global leaders who are ensuring future food security for the planet, and hopes to inspire new leaders to take bold steps towards change. Scientific excellence and community engagement are necessary to overcome the challenges our world will face in feeding 9 billion people and beyond.
December 13th, 2019
The future of food and farming has arrived. We are at a critical point in time: needing to produce more food than ever, while our current food systems are having severe impacts on land, water and biodiversity. Looking to the next decade we are equipped with knowledge and tools that can revolutionize our food systems to ensure they are safe, sustainable and trusted by all. Now its a matter of working together to turn our know-how into action.
November 27th, 2019
In Canada, approximately 58% of food is lost or wasted. This astronomical figure includes the food left on our plates, wasted in our fridges, rotted on fields, and lost through processing and distribution. In this letter we explore the topic of waste through a variety of lenses.
November 14th, 2019
The University of Guelph's presence at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this year showcased the innovation and discoveries that are advancing Canada's place as a leader in safe, healthy and sustainable food. This newsletter, A Bite, is bringing a few highlights from this event to your inbox.
October 18th, 2019
Researchers at the University of Guelph are exploring how we can achieve a more sustainable, safe and trusted food system for #ZeroHunger. Check out a few of them in this newsletter that we highlighted for World Food Day.
October 8th, 2019
In this newsletter we featured the global leaders recognized through the Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards for their work in ensuring future food security for the planet and inspiring new leaders to take bold steps towards change. Scientific excellence and community engagement are necessary to overcome the challenges our world will face in feeding 9 billion people and beyond.
October 2nd, 2019
We are delighted to share with you the launch of our newsletter, A Bite. Check out the first newsletter here!