Jamie Oliver frustrated over Conservatives’ school lunches plan
It was a few short lines in the Tory manifesto: an end to universal free school lunches for the first three years of primary school. But to TV chef Jamie Oliver those lunches represent a decade of campaigning for healthier kids.
FactCheck Q&A: was the school meals ‘revolution’ just spin?
A decade on from Jamie Oliver’s school dinners crusade, are children any healthier? FactCheck gets stuck in.
FactCheck: Making a dog’s dinner of school meals?
“As well as banishing rectum-burgers into the culinary history books, the last government also earmarked £150 million of targeted funding between 2008 and 2011 to provide kitchens and dining rooms in schools with inadequate facilities.”
FactCheck: Jamie Oliver’s super-sized obesity claims
As leaders of the world convene in New York for the UN’s annual assembly, Jamie has thrown his Food Revolution under their noses. But is he right that obesity kills more than under-nutrition? FactCheck investigates.