TV CHEF Jamie Oliver wants vending machines selling un­healthy snacks to be ditched in the workplace.

The 45-year-old said many workers eat “crap” such as crisps and sweets only because their employers do not provide nutritious food.

Speaking yesterday, the dad-of-five said serving up Britain's workforce 'crap' food was not 'a democracy' – and that there should be more nutritious food available.

He said: “Does anyone give a s*** about vending? Of course not. But it’s huge.

"Often in workplaces that don’t supply lunch or dinner, employees have no other source.”

He added: "I'm saying if you've got 5,000 people taking 999 calls, with three shifts a day and no food on offer for two shifts, it would be morally right to have choice.

"If there's only crap (food available), that's not democracy."

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Oliver also told of his pride in his campaigns to improve school meals, including his Turkey Twizzlers crusade.

He said: “If you wanted to sell dog food, there were robust standards.

“There was none with what we fed our children. And I changed that.”

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