August 2020

Le Programme de salubrité et de qualité des aliments de McGill, sous la direction des chercheurs visionnaires comme le Pr Xiaonan Lu, le tout nouveau titulaire de la chaire Ian et Jayne Munro en salubrité des aliments, cherche par des moyens novateurs à assurer la salubrité dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement alimentaire. [Lire plus…] [Read more…]


August 2020

Led by Professor Daiva Nielsen from McGill’s School of Human Nutrition, the Quebec COVID-19 Food Access Study is an online provincial household investigation evaluating impacts and changes to food access and food behaviours. [Read more…] [Lire plus…]


August 2020

[Read in English…] | Caitlin MacDougall La pandémie de COVID-19 a changé la vie quotidienne des gens dans la plupart des pays du monde. La vitesse à laquelle le public a dû réagir et s’adapter aux directives publiques en matière d’éloignement physique est sans précédent, ce qui a entraîné de nombreuses difficultés pour acquérir l’essentiel. […]


August 2020

McGill’s Food Safety and Quality Program, under forward-thinking researchers like Dr. Xiaonan Lu, the newly-appointed Ian and Jayne Munro Chair in Food Safety, has been working toward developing innovative ways to ensure safety in the supply chain. [Read more…] [Lire plus…]


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Face-a-Doodles TeamLors de l’édition 2020 du congrès annuel de l’Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), tenue de façon virtuelle du 13 au 15 juillet, deux équipes en science alimentaire au campus Macdonald ont représenté McGill en tant que finalistes des prestigieux concours 2020 Smart Snacks for Kids Product Development et Developing Solutions for Developing Countries. [Lire plus…] [Read more…]


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Face-a-Doodles Team During the 2020 edition of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) annual conference, held virtually on July 13-15, two Macdonald Campus Food Science teams representing McGill competed as finalists in the prestigious 2020 Smart Snacks for Kids Product Development Competition and the 2020 Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Competition. [Read more…] [Lire plus…]


April 2019

On Monday, February 11, Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada was at Macdonald to announce a federal investment of up to $7 million to the Biomass Cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The cluster, led by BiofuelNet Canada and its Scientific Director and CEO Dr Don Smith (Department of Plant Science), will include an additional $3.1 million in contributions from industry, for a total investment of $10.1 million over 5 years. It has been estimated that Canada has nine million hectares of marginal lands suitable for biofuel crops such as switchgrass of coppiced poplar, which could generate up to $400 per hectare in additional revenues. This cluster will investigate the economic aspects of marginal land and determine actual costs of different energy crops and residues through field demonstrations. […]