Sylvain Charlebois has authored nearly 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals, professional publications, and conference proceedings in food Science and management. He is known for being the lead author of many reports which compare global food safety and traceability systems. His current research interest lies in the broad area of food distribution, safety, and public policy. Dr. Charlebois is an associate researcher with many research centres and think tanks and has worked with the CD Howe Institute and the Conference Board of Canada. His research has been featured in a number of publications, including The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy,The Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Toronto Star, Maclean's and La Presse, as well as on the Business News Network, CBC Radio and CBC Television, Global, CTV, TVOntario and TVA.