McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming
Published on July 23, 2014 | Journal Metro
by: Mathais Marchal
Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable.
Published on Feb 21, 2014 | Teatro Naturale International
Written by S.C.
Composting on campus: a big project in the works
Published on Feb 7, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Jenny Shen and Marlee Vinegar
After finishing the last bite of an apple, it’s almost second nature to toss it into the trash can before heading off to class. But what happens then? Few people know the fate of their food waste. But for many McGill students, the matter wasn’t just a concern—it was the beginnings of a significant undertaking.
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FSQP FORUM: Research Presentations
February 21, 2014 Forum, Montreal, QC
"Food Safety and Technology"
PCR Based Methods for Successful Food Safety Testing from a Variety of Sample Matrices and Surfaces
Marcia Armstrong, PhD
Scientific Affairs Manager, Global Applied Testing, QIAGEN Inc
FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY FORUM
FOOD SAFETY AND TECHNOLOGY: Where we are, where we are going, and what it means for your business
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014
11:00 - 16:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MSB-016
Macdonald Campus, 21111 Lakeshore Road, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC
Marcia Armstrong, PhD
Scientific Affairs Manager, Global Applied Testing, QIAGEN Inc.
Manager, Agilent Technologies Canada
Food safety is a multidisciplinary field aimed at providing consumers with a high-quality food product, free of contaminants. It focuses on the analytical and toxicological aspects, in addition to risk analysis and management. Food safety has become increasingly important due to the globalization of the food supply chain and increased international trade. The estimated cost to the Canadian economy of food borne illnesses and related deaths is estimated at $12 to $14 billion per year. The food borne pathogens, Clostridium botulinum, Campylobacter, Cyclospora, E.