Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Q&A: Episode 6
A: Not really. The statistics of bad health, the things we're doing to ourselves through food, and frankly the things the governments of the past 40 years have lured us into being a part of, need to be shouted about. These aren't just statistics and facts that should go in one ear and out the other; these are things we need to put our heart and soul into changing—that's what I've tried to do by putting real people and real families out there with the statistics. It can be frustrating doing a show like this because there is so much I want to do, but the most important thing is that I have been able to tell the story at all. What's incredible for me is that the largest amount of people for the last four weeks have tuned in on a Friday night to ABC primetime. That tells me that people do want to know about these issues and they do care. Next time I have a go at it I can address the problems in different ways.
For me, there are two really big things to tackle. The first is making sure the wonderful school cooks of America are getting the training they need, and the second is untangling the overcomplicated system the USDA have for giving schools food that does not have to be processed so it can come in raw. But until then we will carry on and if you have signed the petition already, then a second step that you could take to really help the revolution is get two or three of your family members, your husband, your wife, your mum, your sister, your friends, basically anyone you know, to sign the petition. The next step for me is getting this petition to a million so it is be taken seriously by the White House.