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Published On: Oct 24, 2016

 As local farmers look for ways to diversify output and introduce new foods to the market, questions about the environmental effect of introducing new crops take centre stage.

Published On: Oct 11, 2016

Teachers confiscating meals and snacks for being unhealthy is deplorable, writes Corey Mintz. But when a lack of cooking and nutrition education sets up parents, students and teachers to fail, what do we expect?

Published On: Oct 04, 2016

As climate change puts pressure on farming, the University of Guelph’s Food From Thought program is exploring new ways to shift how we eat in the 21st century

Published On: Oct 03, 2016

Parents in Durham Region are furious over teachers confiscating unhealthy student lunches, while a top food security expert suggests Canada is well-positioned to take the lead on global warming’s threat to the fishing industry. Click for more in this week’s Food Links.

Published On: Sep 26, 2016

The United Nations raises antibiotic resistance to a global health-crisis status, while internationally renowned chocolatier Soma shows that craft chocolate isn’t about the money. Click for more in this week’s Food Links.

Published On: Sep 19, 2016

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency warns about scorpions and spiders in produce, while foreign dairy organizations protest a recently formalized Canadian dairy strategy. Click for more in this week’s Food Links.