Is being cooped up longer preferred?

Are slow-growing chickens better? By Dr Alison Van Eenennaam Originally posted on Biobeef Blog February 8, 2017 Many agricultural scientists research ways to make agriculture more sustainable. As a geneticist, I see genetics as a solution to many of the problems that farmers face, be that disease resistant plants and animals, or …

Getting FOIAed:

U.S. organic-backed group targets another Saskatchewan researcher Written by Kelvin Heppner  Originally posted on RealAgriculture, May 31, 2017   The U.S. anti-GMO activist organization that has targeted several dozen scientists and academics who have published research on the benefits of genetic engineering has set its sights on another researcher at the University …

What does “natural” & “healthy” labelling even mean?

What's in a Name? FDA Working to Define "Natural" and Redefine "Healthy"  [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”15180628″][printfriendly]By: Lisa R. Schlessinger and A. Bryan EndresFrom the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois farmdoc daily (6):194, Orginal published October 14, 2106, Permalink  2016 has been an active year for food regulations. From the implementation …

The Skinny on Future Canadian Food Label Changes

SAIFood is always concerned about the use of food labels and what message they convey to consumers. The label which can be the most confusing and misunderstood is the ‘Nutritional Facts” label, found on all Canadian products. Health Canada is currently proposing a facelift to Canada’s standards, with the intention …