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On October 28, 2019, the Honourable Blaine Pedersen, the newly appointed Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development of Manitoba, visited the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM) at St. Boniface Hospital Research.

Dr. Carla Taylor, Team Leader, CCARM and Dr. Peter Zahradka, Deputy Team Leader, CCARM toured the facility with Pederson and explained how CCARM’s research program aims to translate positive results from basic laboratory science into new food products and safe dietary supplements that will directly impact the health of Canadians. The majority of foods investigated at CCARM are grown on Canadian soil by Canadian farmers.

Left-right in featured image: Dr. Carla Taylor, the Honourable Blaine Pedersen, and Dr. Peter Zahradka