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Food Safety

Surviving the Summer Heat
3 months ago

Surviving the Summer Heat

Looks like we are in for a hot summer! After the Canada Day Long weekend I came down with something that had all the symptoms of Norovirus and to compound the yuckiness it occurred …
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Three Must-Have Summer Food Safety Tips
4 months ago

Three Must-Have Summer Food Safety Tips

As a food expert who has taught food safety over a decade from the farm to the plate, I know how important it is to keep food chilled enroute, to …
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What the Heck is Clean Meat?
9 months ago

What the Heck is Clean Meat?

Clean meat also called cultured meat, and in vitro meat is meat, simply grown in cell culture, and is produced by using existing tissue via engineering techniques (1).  The concept …
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The Ick Factor of Insects on the Menu
2 years ago

The Ick Factor of Insects on the Menu

As foreign as it may seem to us, insects have a long history of dietary use in many parts of the world outside Canada and the USA. In China and …
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On-the-Go Nutrition for the Summer
2 years ago

On-the-Go Nutrition for the Summer

With the kids out of school and vacation time on-tap, people can get off track with healthy meal planning and daily eating. I recommend they adapt to the summer schedule …
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Debunking Three Myths About Sugar Substitutes
4 years ago

Debunking Three Myths About Sugar Substitutes

Sugar substitutes have been controversial in the mainstream media as long as I’ve been a dietitian! The controversy often stems from inaccurate messaging conveyed by celebrities, advocates and media unable …
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