Celebrity Chefs Turned Campaigners...
Jamie Oliver continues to try to make school dinner menus healthy, despite being plagued by setbacks since 2005.
THE PIG IDEA
There’s no shortage of celebrity endorsement for this campaign to feed pigs from food waste instead of crops. Jimmy Doherty, Michel Roux Jr and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall are just a few of those behind it.
OPERATION HOSPITAL FOOD
Chef and TV presenter James Martin took it upon himself to improve hospital food in this 2014 BBC show, despite being turned down by every hospital in the country on his first attempt.
FAMINE AND SOLDIERS
French chef Alexis Soyer became a celebrity in Victorian England when he gave a penny from each pamphlet sold to alleviate the Irish famine, and campaigned to improve food given to soldiers in Crimea.
Hugh’s back again, but this time taking on the EU’s fishing laws, which mean edible fish is often wasted to comply with quotas.
hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall campaigns to curb fish waste