The Doctor’s Kitchen Podcast: BONUS Episode Food Systems, Health and Sustainability with Barbara Bray MBE

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Today I am joined by Barbara Bray MBE– a TEDx speaker and director of Alo Solutions – a consultancy driving and delivering food safety in food supply chains and that helps develop sustainable nutrition strategies for food businesses.

Prior to consultancy Barbara worked in the Ugandan agri-business sector after graduation and then spent fourteen years in the chilled foods sector in the UK and France. Her roles covered food procurement, technical innovation and implementation of food safety systems.

As well as being a registered nutritionist, she is; Co-founder of the multi-disciplinary platform Healthy and Sustainable Food; Director of the Oxford Farming Conference; Member of the food and nutrition group at the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST); and Trustee of the Nutrition Society. In 2019 Barbara was awarded an MBE for services to food nutrition.

As part of  her Nuffield farming scholarship her project  ‘Vegetable Production For Specific Nutritional Need’ looked at international food policies and private initiatives to promote consumption of vegetables which benefit our health. 

On the show today we talk about:

  • Regenerative farming
  • Organic vs Inorganic
  • Better farming techniques and the use of Agrichemicals
  • What healthy sustainable diets look like in other countries
  • How we can shape our food landscape
  • The role of government versus the consumer

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