SAIFood

Sustainable Agricultural Innovation & Food

Making information digestable

SAIFood, making information digestible. Because research isn't written for the kitchen table, SAIFood breaks it down so you know what is happening within agricultural policy and research, agri-food innovation, regulation and sustainability.

One of the society’s greatest pressures is to find solutions to feeding the global population which is estimated to grow to 9 billion by 2050. To do so science has taken great endeavours offering agricultural innovations and sustainable research. While this research may be the future solution to a sustainable safe food supply, often such research gains negative attention. As researchers, we do not write for the consumer, but often for peers and journals. At SAIFood, our goal is to help our readers digest the facts behind such research so they can be informed about the food they eat and the policies which regulate them. Together as an informed society, we can promote sustainability.

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Recent Posts

Economic and Environmental Benefits from GM Crops in Colombia

Economic and Environmental Benefits from GM Crops in Colombia

By Diego Macall (Twitter: @DMM473 | Diego's Blog: diegomacall.blogspot.ca/) Motivated by Céleres report  Colombia is in the process of ending a civil war and is taking steps towards social stabilization after many decades of violence. Along with this, changes within the agricultural sector have led to important socio-economic development throughout the country. Current state of agriculture The[...]
Has McDonald’s Gone Nuts?

Has McDonald’s Gone Nuts?

Canadian’s newest beef with chain restaurants is nuts! SaveWhen Earl’s Restaurant chain announced they were moving to use humane certified beef and A&W advertised their use of hormone-free beef, many of us were highly critical over the sourcing of non-Canadian beef. Their marketing suggested that these ‘alternative’ means of production were[...]
Where are we now?

Where are we now?

Many thanks! What seemed a bold and an admittedly uncertain, initiative two years ago, has turned into a considerable success. SAIFood is 2 years old this week!I’d like to thank those that provided support and encouragement prior to launching this blog. Your comments, observations and enthusiasm for this initiative meant far[...]