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Published on Aug 10, 2014
In this GOMA Talks session, host Paul Barclay, presenter of ABC Radio National's Big Ideas and guests examine the politics surrounding contemporary food culture. Drawing from debates over food labelling, junk food, dieting and more – find out what the current political climate is surrounding food culture and the possible impact these debates might have over what we eat.
Cookbooks, cooking shows and celebrity chefs dominate the Australian cultural and media landscape - we are seemingly obsessed with food. However, paradoxically, food is also portrayed as 'public enemy number one' when it comes to modern 'lifestyle' diseases such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and others.