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Oct. 18: CME hosts World Food Day event with George Stroumboulopoulos

On October 17, CME hosted a World Food Day event featuring a panel of experts discussing sustainable food strategies. Panelists included CME's Associate Dean Professor Sylvain Charlebois, Canada Research Chair in Global Human Security, Evan Fraser, and Gawaher Atif, the United Nations World Food Programme's Deputy Director of Private Sector Partnerships. The discussion was moderated by George Stroumboulopoulos. Read more about this event in this article from At Guelph.

Oct. 15: Prof. Sylvain Charlebois discusses food safety and food waste

Food safety and food waste have been hot topics recently in various media sources. In the following articles from The Globe and Mail, Professor Sylvain Charlebois discusses these two issues.

Following the events surrounding XL Foods, Charlebois comments on the possible benefits of changing oversight responsibilities of Canada’s food-safety system. Read "Feds discussed bailing out XL Foods to ease fallout from beef recall"

Photo of Lisa Furfaro and her ravioli

Lisa Furfaro discovers her own ingredients for success in BUS 4550

Since starting the BUS 4550 class in CME’s Department of Business (DoB) last January, Studio Art major Lisa Furfaro’s life has mainly involved two things: school and ravioli. By mixing her natural creativity with business knowledge gained in the course, her business, An Italian Love Story, has taken off. Many people in the region are discovering her take on traditional Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist.

Oct. 1: Prof. Sylvain Charlebois quoted in national newspapers

In today's National Post and Globe and Mail, Professor Sylvain Charlebois is quoted on issues relating to Canada's restaurant and grocery industries. In the Post, Charlebois comments on Canada's food labeling practices in relation to a new grocery store and restaurant that plans to sell food that is past its best-before date. In the Globe, he talks about the state of Canada's grocery chains.

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