Tag: food waste

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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More Than 30 Percent of The World’s Food Supply Is Wasted Every Year

By April McCarthy Loss and wastage occurs on all steps in the food supply chain. In low-income countries, most loss occurs during production, while in developed countries much food — about 100 kilograms (220 lb) per person and year — is wasted at the consumption stage. International agencies claim to cater to the world hunger,…

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Tips for Understanding and Avoiding Food Waste

By Jonathan Parker You’ve probably heard it before. ‘Americans waste too much food!’ And while that may be true, it might not necessarily mean what you think. It’s easy to imagine a family cheerily cleaning out their refrigerator every week, tossing hundreds of pounds of perfectly good food into the trash to be shipped off to…

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