By Cami RyanYou may have run across this article “10 Reasons We Don’t Need GM Foods” on the FoodConsumer website. It’s been making its rounds on social media (Facebook and Twitter). I would like to address some of the inaccuracies in this article – point by point:1. GM foods won’t solve the food crisisWell, surprisingly enough,… Read More
Author: Cami Ryan
I am a Professional Research Associate with the Department of Plant Sciences in the College of Plant Sciences at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada. I am affiliated with the Total Utilization of Flax Genomics (TUFGEN), a $12M project funded by Genome Canada. Beyond this, I am attached to other great initiatives such as Value Addition through Genomics and GE3LS (VALGEN) and am working actively on associated projects around canola, pulse crops and wheat. All in all, I am having a grand time!
Online news feeds, morning programs and other sources in North America are airing some version of this headline: “Egg yolks are as bad for you as cigarettes”. Dr. David Spence and colleagues from the University of Western Ontario in Canada conducted this research. The results state that eating egg yolks accelerates placquing of arteries in a… Read More