Tag Safety

Farmers are Fed up with Rural Crime

Farmers are Fed up with Rural Crime
By: Michael Babey, University of Saskatchewan student A Common Concern Growing up in a rural setting, I can count a handful of times when a crime had affected our area. Whether it was vehicles, fuel, or tools it is apparent…

Food Safety in Canada not a #1 Concern

Canadian food safety
Consumer perspectives and awareness about how risks are assessed and managed Food and the safety of our food are of the utmost importance to people, or so we thought. In recent research undertaken by my summer student Claire, it appears…

The Politics of Food Safety

How foreign governments & eNGOs are playing politics over a handful of GM wheat kernels In mid-June 2018, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reported that a few GM wheat plants had been detected in southern Alberta, amounting to no…

How is Food Safety Determined?

Risk assessment of all novel foods and plants An important question that many of us may not have thought of is, how are new food products tested to be determined safe to be eaten by humans?  Each year dozens of…