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    • Looking past the headlines at livestock, climate and sustainability

      Ontario Beef, December 2023: There’s a growing narrative that eliminating animal agriculture is the key solution to the world’s climate change problem – much to the frustration of the livestock industry that this ignores the critical role that farm animals play in global food protein security, regenerative agriculture, and carbon sequestration. 

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      Plant-based burgers not healthier than beef, new research shows

      Ontario Beef: February 2023: A plant-based burger might look like beef and taste like beef - but that doesn’t make it beef. According to new research from the University of Guelph, that’s an important distinction that has a dramatic impact on everything from how we digest plant-based protein alternatives to the type of bacteria growing in the human gut.

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    • Future of global food security depends on livestock

      Ontario Beef, October 2022: Given the many pressures facing the livestock industry today, it can sometimes be easy to wonder whether the future of food production in the world will include animals. Absolutely, says Dr. Vaughn Holder, Research Project Manager in Beef Nutrition at Alltech.

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    • A path forward for Ontario’s livestock innovation system

      Ontario Beef, August 2022: According to Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) CEO Mike McMorris, Ontario has a very good livestock innovation system, but as with anything, there is always room for improvement and ways of doing things better.

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