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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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    • Reporting on what matters – the need for balance in the livestock sector

      Ontario Beef, May 2022: A statement many people in the agriculture sector have heard a lot in recent years is “you have to tell your story, or someone will tell it for you.”  When it comes to climate change, greenhouse gas emissions and the environment, the livestock story is definitely being told – but much as they might try, it’s not by the industry itself. 

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