Tag: food waste

Homeless Man Takes Mic from Busker – Blows Everyone’s Minds

By Heather Callaghan, Editor A homeless man in a wheelchair joined a street musician for a spontaneous New Year’s Eve street jam in the early hours of 2016 – and the result was incredible British musician Jonny Walker said: I went out busking in Leeds on New Year’s Eve and, after a while, was joined by a homeless man…

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Farm Freedom Group Defends Food Access in Maryland

By Betsy Nicholas And you can too… Fair Farms is a diverse group of farmers, restaurants, markets, nonprofits and public health organizations working together for healthy food, land, and waterways. One of our goals is ensuring access and availability of healthy foods in all parts of Maryland. Getting sustainably-grown foods from the farm to your family…

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Stores Finally Begin Selling ‘Ugly’ Produce To Solve Hunger and Waste

By Christina Sarich United States — Wal-Mart, America’s biggest food retailer, will start selling ‘ugly’ fruit in order to help reduce food waste. While some prattle on about how there are food shortages requiring our use of genetically modified organisms, more than 40 percent of all food grown, shipped, cooked, and served is thrown away…

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Global Food Shortage Predicted Yet Americans Now Trash 50% of Supply

By Alex Pietrowski In 2012, a study by the National Resource Defense Council issued the warning that some 40% of America’s food was being tossed in the trash, much of it because it failed the cosmetic standards of the grocery industry. In addition to the wholesale loss of food, the water, land and other resources…

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This Australian Precinct Has Reduced Food Waste By 90% In Recent Years

By Amanda Froelich Food waste is a big issue, especially in first-world nations such as the U.S.A., where 40% of the food produced and purchased is thrown in the trash and tossed into landfills. With 795 million people still going to bed hungry each night, this catastrophe shouldn’t still exist – yet it does. Some…

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Repurposing Food Could Feed the Hungry and Create Jobs

By Natural Blaze “If I offered you a bruised banana, you probably wouldn’t be interested,” said Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, director of Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. “But what if I offered you some banana ice cream on a hot summer day? I bet you’d find that a lot more appealing.” It was…

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Petition to Have Supermarkets Donate Wasted Food to Needy, Over 100,000 Sigs

Isn’t it interesting how the mainstream media uses the word “force” below? It’s a common sense  petition… Independent UK An online petition urging the Government to force supermarkets to distribute unsold food among the needy has been signed by more than 100,000 people. The petition, started a week ago, was inspired by French proposals to…

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