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Tackling food safety challenges: from fundamentals to applications


Special presentation by Dr. Xiaonan Lu, University of British Columbia. Everyone is welcome to attendR21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA/macdonaldCategory: Faculty of...

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).R21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA...

Canning at Home? Brush up on your science to avoid dangerous pathogens

Published: 20Jun2017

The list of “bad things” could range from gross but harmless spoilage to dangerous pathogens such as Clostridium botulinum. In the case of botulism, it’s the toxin produced from the bacteria that...


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