Dr Mike Rayner, University of Oxford.
Dr Mike Rayner is Director of the British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, which is based within the Nuffield Department of Population Health of the University of Oxford, and which he founded in 1993.
The Group carries out research in two areas:
- The burden of cardiovascular disease
- Population based-approaches to the prevention of cardiovascular disease
Mike’s particular research interests are in food labelling, food marketing, food taxes and the relationship between a healthy diet and a sustainable diet.
Lecture 26 February 2014, Otago Museum
In this lecture he described the elements of food labelling most relevant to health, looked at how foods are currently labelled around the world, and discussed the impact of different food labelling methods on public health. He also described how we could set better national and international standards.
- Dr Mike Rayner's powerpoint presentation PDF 3.5MB
- Podcast of Dr Mike Rayner's public lecture mp.4 670MB (one hour duration)
Radio interview with Mike Rayner
Listen to Mike being interviewed by Marvin Hubbard on Otago Access Radio:
- Food labelling, Community or Chaos programme Aired 15 April 2014, mp3 12.2MB (56 mins duration)