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Nov 10, 2012 07:26 AM

Talk by Harold McGee & others on Mon-Tue at McGill

The Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium Series, Food: A Serving of Science, talk will be given at Mcgill. I definitely want to go! I recently discovered Harold McGee's blog and read the whole thing. So fascinating! Don't know how to code in a link and there no convenient "add a link" button that I can see so here it is:

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  1. Cool! I love Harold McGee!

    Sadly, I don't think I'll be able to make it though.

    4 Replies
    1. re: Peaches to Poutine

      "The symposium will be recorded for distribution as webcasts (both live, and viewing on demand) plus future television broadcasts by Canal Savoir."

      1. re: EaterBob

        I thought just the panel discussion was going to be recorded for podcast, anyways i was planning to go after dr. joe schwartz praised it on his radio program past two weeks. I will give it a try but depends if i can find some parking and get entry into symposium since it is first come first serve basis. Terrific speakers and free!

        1. re: mangoannie

          kind of technical tonight, overview of studies but didnt stay for question period which might have helped in some clarifications, Have to remember potatoes should not be considered a vegetable! Also debunked myth about milk and good bones, take more vitamin D instead which also has other benefits related to specific cancer prevention.. Interesting debunking of food guides and certainly reinforces food/lifestyle links with various illnesses.. Tomorrow looks to be more practical, I may just wait for podcast. Lots of room though as very big auditorium + balcony. Anybody else go, wonder what I missed in 2nd half...

          1. re: mangoannie

            Thanks for the report!

            I will wait for the podcast; oddly enough a lot of the subject matter jibes with a friend's complaint about certain nutritional guides via Twitter this morning.