A follow-up to the Healthier School Dinners item…
Some of the mothers of the future ASBO’s are retaliating Jamie Oliver/the Government’s healthier school menu initiative by smuggling burgers, sweets and fizzy pop to their young ‘uns.
Story from DigitalSpy of all places:
“Jamie Oliver has criticised mothers who have been delivering junk food to children through a school fence.
Julie Critchlow and Sam Walker have been smuggling pies, burgers and fizzy drinks to their kids and their friends at a school in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
Walker, who has been supplying her 11-year-old son, blamed the television chef for the school’s strict food policy, which means only healthy grub was now on offer. â€œThis is all down to Jamie Oliver,” she declared. “I just donâ€™t like him and what he stands for. Heâ€™s forcing our kids to become more picky about their food.â€
But Oliver has stuck by his guns and insisted the mothers are damaging youngsters’ futures. â€œIf these mums want to effectively shorten the lives of their kids and othersâ€™ kids, then thatâ€™s down to them,” said his spokesman. “What people donâ€™t realise is that junk food doesnâ€™t just help make our children fat, itâ€™s also a growing cause of malnourishment….”
Full article: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/article/ds37145.html