Tag Archive for food politics

Jamie vs. LA UPDATE

Jamie Oliver

Last night on TV, Jamie Oliver didn’t get very far with LA school officials. “So far what we’ve got going on is rubbish,” a disconsolate Oliver said at the show’s end after getting cold-shouldered by all and sundry. But today things seem to be a bit different. ABC news says officials are inviting reporters to…

Fat City?

Did you watch Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution on ABC last year? I did and got quite hooked on Jamie’s struggles trying to win the hearts and stomachs of Huntington, West Virginia. So, I was interested to see that today he’ll be kicking off a second effort, this time in Los Angeles, with the opening of…

Votes for vittles

Hear about the epic vote yesterday? No, I’m not talking about the national elections that gave us our first speaker from the House of Orange. I’m talking about the San Francisco supervisors’ ban on Happy Meals. To be more specific, the supes voted 8-3 to give preliminary approval to a banon toy giveaways in meals aimed at children unless…