Tag: Michael von Massow

Food ‘Knowledge Gap’ Creates Danger For Farmers

Does a cow need to have a calf to give milk? The answer should be obvious, but more than 70% of consumers get the question wrong explains University of Guelph associate professor Mike Von Massow. A majority of Canadians also believe that a chicken is processed for meat when it reaches four years of age…. Read more »

It’s a Stunner: Animal Welfare Concerns Soar Over Past Two Years

It looks like the New Year is going to bring even more focus on animal welfare. In a year-end interview, University of Guelph researcher Michael von Massow said he was “stunned” when his research this fall revealed there’s been a 300 per cent increase in just two years in the group of Canadians he describes… Read more »