Collaborative Research Institute Kicks Off Canadian Food Safety and Science Series Featuring McGill University Scholars

Montreal/Washington D.C. – The Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences (IAFNS) is launching a free webinar series featuring scientific updates and research presentations from McGill University in Montreal.

The series — which will include other leading Canadian Universities — aims to elevate food safety, nutrition and product science across a breadth of interesting and important topics of interest to Canadian and U.S. audiences.

Please join us as we share new understandings and discoveries of food safety and nutrition science across North America. The “Food Safety and Science Across Canada” webinar series begins by featuring McGill University researchers

Food Safety & Science Research at McGill University September 28th, 2021 (9:00 – 11:00 am ET)

Topics: Food microbiological safety, Food chemical safety, Antibiotics in agriculture, Anti-microbial packaging, Food toxicology, Nano safety, Food authentication

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The following presentations will be included in the Sept. 28 McGill University webinar:

Sustainability Meets Technology: Natural Polymers in Functional Antimicrobial Food Packaging                                                                                                                         

Dr. Yixiang Wang   

Assistant Professor, McGill University

Relevance of Nanomaterials in Dietary Exposome

Dr. Saji George

Associate Professor, McGill University

Replacing Antibiotics in Agriculture – ‘Are We There Yet?’

Dr. Jennifer Ronholm

Assistant Professor, McGill University

Novel Devices for Rapid Detection of Food Contamination and Adulteration

Dr. Xiaonan Lu

Associate Professor, McGill University


Please join us for this series to learn more about a range of food safety, nutrition, product issues and scientific contributions.

And stay tuned as three more webinars are being scheduled this fall and winter with the University of Manitoba, the University of British Columbia and Dalhousie University — details to come.

Register here for the McGill University event on Sept. 28 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. ET.

The Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences (IAFNS) is committed to leading positive change across the food and beverage ecosystem. The webinar series above was supported by IAFNS Scientific Leadership Council. IAFNS is a 501(c)(3) science-focused nonprofit uniquely positioned to mobilize government, industry, and academia to drive, fund and lead actionable research.