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Arrell Food Summit takes an ambitious approach to feeding the world’s population

On Tuesday, May 22, more than 450 leaders from academia, the food industry, government, NGOs and philanthropy will convene at the University of Guelph for the inaugural Arrell Food Summit.

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The queen of optimal eating

Food guru Adelle Davis was celebrated by the hippie generation during times of plenty, but her ideas about nutrition were formed at a time when people weren’t getting enough to eat

Can we learn to crave healthier choices?

A decades-long family cohort study is exploring how our eating habits are formed — and how we can change them for the better

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Smart tech, smarter generosity

With food banks increasingly welcoming donations of fresh food, the challenge is getting donors to change their mindsets. The creators of an app to do just that never imagined how much their idea would take off

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Policy: Five cornerstones of a global bioeconomy

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Royal Society: Agriculture Podcast 

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WFP Embraces Innovation to Help Achieve Zero Hunger 

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Feeling down on the farm

A new survey by the Ontario Veterinary College has found high anxiety levels among Canadian farmers. Researchers hope the findings can be used to develop programs to help agricultural producers better manage stress, anxiety and depression

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Podcast: Talk about smart food

Big data is changing everything in our lives, from how we run our homes and communities to how we operate our businesses and economies. It was just a matter of time before big data would transform how we grow our food and manage our farms and crops.

Tools for DNA detectives

By using molecular DNA probes, government agencies can improve their ability to guard against food fraud, disease and pests, while speeding up international trade

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