If you missed The Long Lunch today, you can listen back here to the interviews with Lynda Hallinan from Friday November 30th 2018.
Most of our bacon comes from overseas
Eric Roy, New Zealand Pork Industry Board chair, discusses the Country of Origin label that will now be compulsory on bacon in this country, what it means for New Zealand farmers, and why around 85 percent of the bacon we are currently consuming in this country comes from overseas.
Gene edited babies
Dana Carroll, professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Utah School of Medicine, discusses the issues he has with the groundbreaking Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s gene-edited babies experiment.
Medicinal cannabis changes for better access
Health Minister Dr David Clark discusses the proposed changes to the Government’s medicinal cannabis legislation that will allow more New Zealanders to get access to medicinal cannabis faster.
World AIDS Awareness Day tomorrow
Mark Fisher, executive director of Body Positive New Zealand (a peer support organisation for all people in New Zealand living with HIV), shares a new study which shows that nearly half of Kiwi parents don’t like the idea of their children playing with other kids who have HIV.
Religious classes off the timetable at Red Beach School
David Hines, Secular Education Network spokesperson, weighs in on the decision by Red Beach School to take religious lessons off the timetable, two years after a case against the school was dismissed by the Supreme Court.
Suzy Amis Cameron is our feature interview today on her new book OMD: Change the world by changing one meal a day.
Beckie Pilley (chef and co-founder) and Becky Erwood (co-founder) of FED, a prepared meal delivery company are our Weekend Treats guests today. You can get their festive rocky road recipe here.
Listen to all of the full interviews above.
The Long Lunch with Lynda Hallinan, 12pm - 3pm on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.