food safety

Webcast: From farm to fork: how is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting our food, our food supply and our farmers?


Streaming live: Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:00 p.m. EDT /macdonaldCategory: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Macdonald Campus

COVID-19 Q&A: Jennifer Ronholm on staying safe while shopping for groceries

Published: 6May2020

Can food transmit COVID-19? Should we wear masks and gloves while shopping? Should we wipe down groceries? Cash or credit? These questions and more are answered by McGill expert....

Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic

Published: 30Mar2020

A routine trip to the grocery store can be complicated by a boatload of questions in the age of COVID-19....

How can we better secure food safety from farm to fork?


The Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry invites you to a seminar by Dr. Dongyan Niu, University of Calgary.

Tackling food safety challenges: from fundamentals to applications


Special presentation by Dr. Xiaonan Lu, University of British Columbia. Everyone is welcome to attend

Our food-safety regulations need a technological boost

Published: 3Jul2018

(Op-ed by Lawrence Goodridge, Associate Professor and Director of the Food Safety and Quality Program in the Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry Department at McGill University)

E. coli outbreak has some Quebec restaurants pulling romaine lettuce

Published: 8Jan2018

However, Lawrence Goodridge, the director of McGill University's food safety and quality program, said the practice of thoroughly washing infected lettuce won't make it safe for consumption....

Health experts raise concerns over cannabis drinks and lack of details from Ottawa

Published: 7Nov2017

Unlike alcohol, which kills bacteria and toxins, Lawrence Goodridge argues, integrating cannabis in the place of alcohol may require a very different production process. “Because cannabis is a...

Connecting exposure, toxicokinetics and toxicity for food safety


You are invited to attend a seminar by Dr. Jean-Lou Dorne, Senior Scientific Officer, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).


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