Blog: just-food experts get chatty

Catherine Sleep | 6 September 2006

Two of just-food’s regular contributors were recently interviewed on The Politics of Food, Joy Hought’s Thursday broadcast on independent radio channel KUCI, the self-proclaimed “last bastion against crappy, sound-alike radio in Orange County”. So there.

Joy is the brain behind hereticfig, one of the more thoughtful food blogs around, so I was hoping for a well-informed interview and I wasn’t disappointed. Bernice has strong views about honest advertising, especially when it comes to marketing food to children. She regularly shares her views on the marketing tactics of the multinationals with the just-food audience, but can you imagine her with half an hour of airtime….?

Bernice waxed lyrical about the need to educate kids about food and cooking, although a personal highlight for me was her having to explain what chocolate buttons are. Yes, that’s a hint that Cadbury’s Get Active! scheme got a mention. You can listen to the whole broadcast by following the links below.

Meanwhile Keith Nuthall, just-food’s WTO expert, was also invited on the programme to speak about the collapse of the Doha round of talks. The world's multilateral food trading system today stands not so much at a crossroads as at an incredibly complicated spaghetti junction with no clear exits, so it was useful to hear Keith in demystification mode.

You can listen to both broadcasts by following the links below.

Bernice Hurst

Keith Nuthall


BLOG

Unilever and Danone continue B Corp push

Unilever and Danone are two of the largest food companies to have embraced the B Corp certification and over the last 24 hours have made fresh announcements....

BLOG

General Mills trials new way of buying Haagen-Dazs

On Friday (7 September), ice-cream lovers in part of central London were able to order Häagen-Dazs on their phones - and have it delivered directly to them, wherever they were....

BLOG

just-food closed on Monday 27 August

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day....



Forgot your password?