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Jamie Oliver slammed over picture of chef cooking with baby son

People were quick to give their (unsolicited) advice

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Proud dad Jamie Oliver often shares pictures of him with his kids and wife Jools.

But his latest snap – uploaded to Facebook this week – has got some fans all in a tizzy.

The picture features the chef shaking a frying pan at his stove with adorable baby son River Rocket perched on his hip – a scene echoed by millions of parents in homes everywhere every day.

The caption accompanying the cute shot read: “Gotta start them young. Bless baby River he’s so fascinated by the cooking.”

Now, the Naked Chef knows his way around a kitchen – and Health & Safety regulations – better than most.

But some people were still compelled to warn him of the dangers of having a small child so close to a cooker.

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One said: “He will get burned. Never ever take children that near a cooker.”

Someone else added: “Also this is dangerous if that spits at the kid.”

Another wrote: “Even though you are more than an experienced chef Jamie, be careful. Cooking with a baby is one of the most dangerous things to do.”

There was plenty of support for the doting daddy, though.

One person wrote: “What a beautiful photo. I always had my children in the kitchen with me whenever I was cooking, it’s what you have to do.”

Another supporter said: “How many times have mothers had to do cooking when they are holding their child?”

The Olivers welcomed River Rocket – possibly the cutest celeb offspring we’ve ever seen – last August.

Read more: Jools Oliver accused of ‘putting her baby in danger’

Jamie and Jools are also Mummy and Daddy to Poppy Honey, 14, Daisy Boo, 13, Petal Blossom, 7, Buddy Bear, six.

We love this family!