Learn about Agriculture

What are GMOs and are they okay to eat? What does organic farming look like? How are animals like chickens or cattle raised?

snapAG is a series of resources that invite students to explore the hot topics affecting the agriculture industry today. Topics range from organics, biotechnology, GMOs, livestock, and more.

Explore what’s trending in agriculture in Canada by browsing the topics below.

snapAG

Welcome to snapAG

Food Safety

Food Safety

In Canada, we produce some of the safest food in the world. A 2014 report ranked Canada and Ireland as the top countries for food safety.

Food Waste

Food Waste

In a world where many people are hungry and malnourished, an estimated one-third of all food is lost or wasted! 

Organic Food

Organic Food

Organic food is grown, processed and packaged in way to meet the Canadian Organic Standards, which are based on the Principles of Organic Agriculture. 

Eggs

Eggs

Are you overwhelmed with the egg choices in the supermarket? Learn what the differences really mean.

Dairy in Your Diet

Dairy in Your Diet

Did you know all milk sold in Canada has vitamin D added to it?  Vitamin D is important in helping the body absorb calcium.

Milk Pasteurization

Milk Pasteurization

Pasteurization makes milk safe by heating it to a high temperature then cooling it rapidly. This process destroys any pathogens in milk while maintaining its nutritional value.

Food Additives

Food Additives

Humans have been adding substances to food for thousands of years to make food last longer or improve taste. Historians have found records indicating salt was used to preserve meat as early as 3000 BC!

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