Raw pet food, cattle linked to drug-resistant salmonella outbreak affecting mainly kids

Published: 15 November 2023

An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant salmonella has been linked to raw pet food and contact with cattle, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Ronholm receives Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researcher

Published: 5 June 2023

Ronholm was among three highly accomplished early career researchers who received a significant McGill distinction: The Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researchers.

$1.7M for McGill from NSERC for ‘One Health’ and quantum research

Published: 20 April 2023

A research team led by William Dawson Scholar and Assistant Professor Jen Ronholm (AnSci/FdSci) has received $1.65 million for an NSERC CREATE in One Health Against Pathogens (OHAP). Ten co...

Food safety during a power outage: what to keep, what to throw away

Published: 14 April 2023

Preventing illness from spoiled groceries needs to be top of mind, says a food safety expert at McGill University....

Experts: The science behind 'The Last of Us'

Published: 23 January 2023

HBO’s hotly anticipated TV adaptation of the acclaimed The Last of Us game series premiered on January 15, showcasing the world after a devastating fungal pandemic wiped out most of humanity, a...

Stamping out superbugs

Published: 4 October 2021

During the last year and a half, the world’s attention has been focused squarely on SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. While deadly, this virus is only one of many pathogens that...

Food for Thought: If we ban antibiotics use in agriculture, can we still feed ourselves?

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 17:30to18:30

Our annual Food for Thought Public Lecture Series is entering its 22nd season of bringing timely science topics to the community: our neighbours, alumni, students, staff and faculty!...

The digestive system of cows influences human’s vitamin B12 intake

Published: 8 June 2021

Milk is the main source of vitamin B12 consumption for Canadians. A glass of cow’s milk contains about 46% of the daily-recommended dietary intake of vitamin B12 for adults. But what factors...

Can COVID-19 be transmitted through food?

Published: 10 December 2020

[Authors: Bridget O'Brien is a 4th year undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science (Microbiology & Immunology), and an Honours student with Dr Ronholm. This paper stems from her NSERC USRA...

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