Armed with the latest molecular technologies, University of Guelph researchers are uncovering the myriad ways that microorganisms contribute to health along the soil-plant-gut continuum.
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
A decades-long family cohort study is exploring how our eating habits are formed — and how we can change them for the better
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
While the risk to humans has so far been low, the unpredictability of the avian flu virus requires a multi-pronged approach to prevention.
A Guelph-borne technology that can help reduce the amount of sickness in herds—and the amount of medication we need to keep them healthy—is now selling around the world
Outbreaks of the deadly foodborne illness continue to surprise us
On May 9, the CBC reported that frozen beans in Canada’s north are the latest food to be recalled over fears that they may be contaminated with listeria.
Food fraud is unethical, illegal and can be dangerous. And it’s a global phenomenon that is getting worse as organized crime infiltrates the food supply chain. At the University of Guelph, scientists are using sophisticated tools to sniff out the fakes
Rodents are usually used as models for humans in scientific work for a variety of reasons. However, they aren’t good matches for some key functions. It turns out we are closer to pigs when it comes to how we digest and use food.