The former Naked Chef host told Entertainment Tonight that the success of the ABC reality series' first season left the crew completely unprepared when Food Revolution was banned from filming in LA schools.
"We went to LA basically because it's a big media centre with one of the biggest school districts in the country," Oliver said. "It was nothing like last year. Anything that could have gone wrong went wrong."
He continued: "I was basically banned from every single school before I even landed in the plane, which was a real shame. This year was absolutely fighting against the storm… The public were great. The kids were great. The bureaucracy and the red tape was a nightmare."
The Los Angeles Unified School District reportedly prevented Oliver from filming in local schools over concerns as to how their institutions would be portrayed.
Oliver claimed earlier this week that he doesn't believe quality food has to be expensive.
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution airs on Tuesdays at 8pm ET/7pm CT on ABC.
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