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9 things you should know about Food from Thought

University of Guelph wants to know how to feed the world without undermining the environment.

Aerial view of a green field with blue truck in row

Director named for the Food Institute

Evan Fraser, a geography professor and Canada Research Chair known for teaching about global food security issues in novel ways, was named to the position.

Professor Evan Fraser stands in front of the Gryphon statue

The politics of chaos in food crises: food riots in Venezuela

The world has recently turned its attention to Venezuela, where a struggling economy combined with food shortages has raised tensions, resulting in the emergence of protests and deadly food riots.

Burning shopping cart on rioting streets

Why we are seeing more food recalls

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.

Mixed frozen vegetables on wooden cutting board and plastic bags

Automated farming: Good news for food security, bad news for job security

A brave new world of robot farms could have consequences for rural livelihoods

A robot picks a ripe strawberry.

Proteins of the future

Beyond meat: what we will be eating next, and how unlikely proteins can move from ‘disgusting’ to mainstream

An appetizer of'Petit pois carre et son ecume de Carottes, vers de farine' - peas, carrots and worms - prepared by French chef David Faure in his Michelin-rated restaurant 'Aphrodite' in Nice, France.

Opening the barn doors on cage-free eggs

What makes hens happy is complicated

Hens in a barn are gathered around a metal feeder

The trouble with bees

The problem is worse than we thought.

Bumblebee feeding on pollen from a yellow flower

Warning: your morning coffee is in danger

A global coffee crisis is brewing right under our nose

A coffee picker in El Salvador.

Reclaiming food knowledge

Why the health of Indigenous people depends on it: Q&A

Close up of a selection of Indian corn in autumn hues.