Joshna Maharaj: The Cure for Hospital Food

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

The consensus around hospital food is that it stinks. Well, Joshna Maharaj hopes to change all that. Maharaj is the Assistant Director of Food Services & Executive Chef at Ryerson University. She overhauled Scarborough Hospital's menu to include healthier, fresher, and more nutritious dishes. She joins Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss how better food in hospitals leads to a better health system, and a more sustainable food culture.
The Agenda in the Summer: Joshna Maharaj
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