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Will Ferrell Playing a School Food Reformer? Why I'm Worried

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

A film about the notion that if a school just has enough "heart" and "pluck," kids can eat organic lettuce and free-range chicken instead of canned peas and nuggets does a real disservice to the thousands of school food directors in this country.

Will Ferrell To Play Jamie Oliver In 'Food Revolution' Movie?

Posted 07.30.2012 | Home

Jamie Oliver's quest to bring healthier school lunches to the children of Los Angeles might have been met with significant hurdles, but he inspired so...

PHOTO: Jamie Oliver's Phone Booth Smoker

Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

No one is using pay phones these days, so maybe that's why Jamie Oliver decided to convert this classic red telephone box into a hot and cold smok...

Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela!

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.16.2012 | Black Voices

Celebrations will take place across the world tomorrow to mark Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday. A Nobel peace laureate, Mandela spent 27 years in...

Cooking Show Obsession: Jamie Oliver's Meals In Minutes

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

First, I must admit that I am a big Jamie Oliver fan. I have all of his cookbooks and have watched pretty much all of his TV shows. Though he has plen...

Jamie Oliver Has 'Lost Faith' In UK Government

Posted 06.21.2012 | Home

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has "lost faith" in the UK government when it comes to improving nutrition in schools. The revelation comes ami...

Are Celebrity Chefs Making Us Fat?

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

Adding buckets of butter to every recipe isn't exactly a straight shot to healthy living.

Jamie Oliver Speaks With People Around the Globe on Food Revolution Day (VIDEO)

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Robyn O'Brien

Obesity is a leading preventable cause of death worldwide. To address it, Jamie Oliver launched the first-ever, global Food Revolution Day which took place in 620 cities around the globe.

How 'Pink Slime' Got Its Name

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- "Pink slime" was almost "pink paste" or "pink goo." The microbiologist who coined the term for lean finely textured beef ran through a fe...

Food Revolution Day: Mobilizing a New Generation of Changemakers

Christine Gould | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
Christine Gould

Food Revolution Day is just the beginning. Every day is a chance to get involved, to think big and take action to find the solutions that remake our world.

Youth Should Take a Stand for Real Food

Lela Merabishvili | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
Lela Merabishvili

Obesity has never been such a grave issue as it is in our era. The time has come when we need to recognize the mistakes of the past for our children and grandchildren. We have the potential and the tools are right in front of us, ready to use. So what's left? Act!

Jamie Oliver: Why Aren't We Mandating Food Education?

Jamie Oliver | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
Jamie Oliver

The Food Revolution and Food Revolution Day is about empowering people through education or, frankly, just inspiring people to be more street-wise about food, where it comes from and how it affects their bodies.

Stand Up for Real Food at Work, Educate Your Workforce to Make Better Food Choices

Janey Gourlay | Posted 07.15.2012 | Impact
Janey Gourlay

During work hours we can often feel pressed for time and eating habits suffer. The workplace is actually a great place to start thinking about real food, and really it should be company policy to encourage employees to eat fresh, healthy food at work.

Richard Branson Really Likes This Company

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 05.14.2012 | Small Business

Sir Richard Branson continued his shred of the status quo on Monday, by crowning a winner of the 2012 "Screw Business As Usual" competition, which att...

Food Revolution Day Cooking Up a Global Food Festival Like No Other

Jo Creed | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home
Jo Creed

Making simple changes to our food choices will improve our quality of life and our children's. If you haven't already made plans for Food Revolution Day on May 19, here are a few ways that you can get involved.

Real Life Lesson from Real Life DoGooders: Reject the Status Quo to Solve Critical Problems

Marc Ozburn | Posted 07.09.2012 | Impact
Marc Ozburn

The underlying theme to America's central struggles over recent years is that they're problems created over time and ignored as they grew in size and scale.

Will New Laws Kill Off A Beloved School Tradition?

Posted 05.04.2012 | Education

Is the tradition of school bake sales nearing an end? At a time when school communities are forced to increase fundraising efforts amid tighter...

Is Jamie Oliver The Richest Chef In The World?

Eater National | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home

Hey how much money are all the chefs earning, and who is earning the most money of them all? Jamie Oliver, most likely, who according to the Sunday Ti...

Will You Join The 'Food Revolution'?

Posted 04.28.2012 | Green

He’s a chef, author, restaurateur and TV personality who has launched a food revolution, bringing healthier eating to communities, schools and homes...

Chorizo And Tomato Salad

Rosie DeQuattro | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Rosie DeQuattro

As long as you use the best ingredients, and adjust them according to your taste, you can't damage this simple, rustic, flavorful dish.

In Defense Of Cookbook Ghostwriting

Andrew_Friedman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Home
Andrew_Friedman

Having collaborated on more than 20 celebrity chef book projects, I could probably spend an entire day examining and commenting on all the questions raised by this unique and fascinating situation.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Donates 2300 Organic Apple Trees to Bay Area Schools

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

The trees will allow children in the San Francisco Bay Area to have access to local organic heirloom apples every fall, along with the opportunity to teach them about heirloom varieties and the different flavor of each tree.

WATCH: Jamie Oliver's Genius Formula For The Easiest Pancakes

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Have you been looking for an easy pancake recipe -- one that doesn't require reading through a cookbook or even a recipe that's taken from the back of...

Children Abandoned in the Cafeteria

Gino Campagna | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home
Gino Campagna

Let's help our kids make the right choices, let them experience new flavors and new tastes. The path toward a healthier life style starts with the knowledge of different foods. After all, we are what we eat.

Preschooler's Homemade Turkey Sandwich Replaced With Nuggets

Posted 04.16.2012 | Education

A preschool student at West Hoke Elementary School in North Carolina ended up eating three chicken nuggets for lunch two weeks ago -- because a state ...