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Why empty store shelves in Kamloops should be a warning about our food supply's security

Evan Fraser, from the University of Guelph's Arrell Food Institute, shares his predictions about the future of food, the potential of vertical farming and — dairy made from yeast!

Arrell Food Institute researcher talks about the future of food in Canada

Could the way we supply ourselves with food change in the future? (Ben Nelms/CBC)

Shoppers have cleared out grocery shelves in some British Columbia stores, and supply chain concerns loom after the floods in and around Vancouver's Lower Mainland.

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But there are broader concerns around the overall security of Canada's food system, according to Evan Fraser.

The researcher at the Arrell Food Institute of the University of Guelph talks to Paul Haavardsrud about where things could go for Canada's food system, where they need to go and — yeast made from dairy products!


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