Evidence Reviews

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We produce evidence reviews based on our assessments of needs and gaps in evidence-based environmental health practice and policy. We also work with researchers and environmental public health students for reviews. These documents are peer-reviewed and the content is the responsibility of the authors.

Cyanobacteria and Drinking Water: Occurrence, Risks, Management and Knowledge Gaps for Public Health

Indigenous Food Safety and Security: Community Adaptations in the Wake of Climate Pressures

Growing at Home: Health and Safety Concerns for Personal Cannabis Cultivation

Food Deserts and Food Swamps: A Primer

Understanding the Public Health Implications Concerning Shale Gas Production and Hydraulic Fracturing

Food Environments: An Introduction for Public Health Practice

Summary: Animals as Sentinels for Public Health Risks from Oil and Gas Development

Review of Field Tests on Bed Bug Control Technologies

Health Effects of Oil Spills and Implications for Public Health Planning and Research

Community Water Fluoridation in Canada – Trends, Benefits, and Risks (University of Guelph Master of Public Health Program)

Risk Factors and Surveillance Systems for Foodborne Illness Outbreaks in Canada (University of Guelph Master of Public Health Program)

Review of Guidelines for Shock Chlorination in Private Wells

Review of Food Safety Interventions and Evaluation in Food Service Establishments

Perceived and Potential Human Health Risks Associated with Consumption of Genetically Modified Animals (University of Guelph Master of Public Health Program)

Characteristics of small residential and commercial water systems that influence their likelihood of being on drinking water advisories in rural British Columbia, Canada

Increasing Use of Pyrethroids in Canadian Households: Should We Be Concerned?

Water-borne Disease Outbreaks in Canadian Small Drinking Water Systems

Effectiveness of Alternative Antimicrobial Agents for Disinfection of Hard Surfaces - revised

Nanotechnology: A Review of Exposure, Health Risks and Recent Regulatory Developments

Comparison of the prevalence of bacterial enteropathogens, potentially zoonotic bacteria and bacterial resistance to antimicrobials in organic and conventional poultry, swine and beef production

Residential Pesticides and Childhood Leukemia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Impact of Home Preparation and Cooking Methods on Levels of Dioxin and Dioxin-Like Compounds in Foods

Potential Human Health Effects of Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs)

Disinfectants and Sanitizers for Use on Food Contact Surfaces - revised

Are Naturally Ventilated LEED Buildings Healthier?