Would you go into a supermarket, buy three shopping bags of food, and then immediately throw one away? Statistically, that’s what’s happening to our food today. One third of all the food that is produced for human consumption, is wasted. When we wast
The Hub is a "one-stop-shop" for stakeholders who take action to fight food losses and food waste. This new digital platform aims to foster the exchange of knowledge and experience and to help disseminate the different initiatives carried out to tack
As a soaring number of emergency supplies are being given out by food banks to those facing life on the breadline, conglomerates are discussing what action can be taken to help halve food waste by 2030.
The picture of polarisation is stark. Only last
Supermarket meat is fit to eat after up to 50 days on the shelf, scientific research has found, as sell-by dates could soon be relaxed. Advances in food packaging means beef can stay fresh and safe for consumption for up to seven weeks, a report by
The government will today invite food redistribution organisations to apply for the first £5 million round of funding under a multi-million pound pilot scheme to reduce food waste.
Supermarket giant Tesco is to remove best-before date labels from selected fruit and vegetable lines, in a bid to reduce food waste.
East of England Co-op will become the first major retailer to sell food beyond its "best before" dates. The chain's 125 stores in East Anglia will sell dried foods and tinned products for just 10p in a bid to cut food waste.
The European Commission has adopted guidelines to facilitate food donation in the EU, a key deliverable of the Circular Economy Action Plan. The aim is to clarify relevant EU legislation and help lift barriers to food donation. The EU guidelines will
Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis and the Director-General of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) José Graziano da Silva, today agreed to ramp up collaboration between the two organisations in tack
Tesco is spearheading a drive to reduce food waste, with 24 of its largest food suppliers – including Kerry Foods, Greencore and Bakkavor – committing to cutting food waste in their production processes.
Biofuels made from genuine waste can help can reduce carbon emissions and should be encouraged, says a report commissioned by the UK government.
Ireland has one of the worst records for food waste in the EU, contributing to a total annual bill of €143 billion, according to a report from the European Commission (EC).
The UK could save £3.7bn by using food waste sent to landfill for renewable biofertiliser, claimed a food waste expert, after figures last month confirmed domestic food waste alone topped 7.3Mt.
The European Commission has launched a multistakeholder platform to prevent food waste. Rethinking our food systems is a "moral obligation", said commissioner for health and food safety Vytenis Andriukaitis.
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