Jobs Aplenty for Agri-Food Grads

There are currently four jobs for every graduate of U of G’s Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), according to a new report. Based on a survey of Ontario employers, the report provides a snapshot of hiring trends and demands. Employers are predicting even more jobs during the next five years. As a national and international leader

Is Eating ‘Ethically’ Only for the Wealthy?

“Ethically” produced food is not equally accessible to all, according to a new study by researchers Kelly Hodgins, MA ’15, and Prof. Evan Fraser of the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph. Social barriers prevent lower-income households from obtaining local, organic, sustainable or other ethically responsible food, according to the study in the

What’s in Your Sausage?

There is a 1 in 5 chance that your favourite sausage contains meat other than that listed on the label. A first-ever Canadian study headed by University of Guelph professor Robert Hanner found that 20 per cent of sausages contain unlabelled meats.