MFRE Speaker Series: David Fraser, UBC Animal Welfare Program – Nov 13, 2015

MFRE Speaker Series: David Fraser, UBC Animal Welfare Program

Friday, Nov. 13 | 3:30 – 4:30pm
MCML 160, 2357 Main Mall

Loblaw, Canada’s largest grocery retailer, recently named Professor David Fraser as scientific advisor on animal welfare. David has served as an advisor on animal welfare for the retail and restaurant sectors in the United States and for the World Organisation for Animal Health, and is a member of Canada’s National Farm Animal Health and Welfare Council. In his role as scientific advisor to Loblaw, he will conduct research, provide expert opinion and scientific guidance, and help the company ensure that their commitments are aligned to animal welfare standards and best practices.

David Fraser is a professor in the Animal Welfare Program and is cross-appointed between the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics at The University of British Columbia.

The MFRE Food & Agribusiness speaker series provides students with the opportunity to interact with key industry experts from the food and agribusiness sector and hear them speak about their company, food & agribusiness expertise, industry opportunities & trends and the challenges running an Agri-Food entrepreneurial business. The speaker series is part of the professional development program in the Master in Food and Resource Economics (MFRE) Program.

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