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Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security Conference

June 15, 2016

Dr. Stuart Smyth had the opportunity to present at the GIFS Conference on Mobilization to the Developing World, June 14th - 16th, 2016 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. 

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Stuart Smyth had the opportunity to sit down with Dan Yates from The Western Producer to discuss food safety.

Canada has world-class food safety system

April 9, 2015 

As a United Nations organization put a spotlight on global food safety issues, a Saskatchewan-based researcher had high praise for Canada’s system of checks and balances.

The World Health Organization used its annual World Health Day last week to focus on issues of food-borne illnesses and safety risks in global supply chains that ship meat and livestock, fruits and vegetables and bulk commodities around the world.

The UN agency released findings from an upcoming study that found 582 million cases food-borne illnesses in 2010, which resulted in 351,000 deaths. Salmonella, E. coli and norovirus were the most common of the 22 food-borne illnesses reported.

....read the full article at The Western Producer