02 Oct '11, 10pm

Halting oceanic plunder needs more than celebrity chefs:

Halting oceanic plunder needs more than celebrity chefs:

The UK has seen something of a celebrity chef revolution recently. No, I'm not talking about an angry uprising by culinary young turks, wanting better pay for kitchen juniors. We're talking about all that Messrs Oliver and Fearnley-Whittingstall have achieved in the last couple of years - something that the UK's maligned and mistrusted politicians could only dream of. Surprising, possibly even to themselves, they have gotten the apathetic British public off of their sofas, and passionate about making positive changes to how their food is produced. Out of the kitchen and into the ministry : Having broken out from their gilded kitchens, and being able to prise open the lid on the industrial-farming and factory-fishing that underpins our cheap food, the TV chef duo have shocked an apathetic nation into clamoring for meaningful differences to the way food is done. And Hugh Fea...

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