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The simplified system would mean that retailers are not required to have detailed knowledge of specific hazards. It includes steps for checking that donated food is safe, such as shelf-life control, maintenance of the cold chain and ensuring communication between...
Food waste
Development of cooled storage and transportation is critical for increasing agricultural productivity and reducing food loss and waste and price volatility. But development of “cold chains” is often hampered by lack of organization, access to credit and energy, and markets....
Food waste, Food loss
Ministerial declaration of the high-level segment of the 2018 session of the Economic and Social Council on the annual theme “From global to local: supporting sustainable and resilient societies in urban and rural communities” Paragraph 26. Note with concern that decoupling...
Food waste, Food loss

Events

from 04/02/2019
to 04/02/2019

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for Development, and The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition hosted an event to present the main findings of the Global Panel's Policy Brief: "Preventing nutrient loss and waste across the [...]
Food waste, Food loss

from 01/02/2019
to 01/02/2019

Reducing loss and waste across the food value chain will contribute tremendously to reducing the environmental impacts of agriculture, improving the incomes and livelihoods of chain actors as well as the food security and nutrition of low-income consumers. SDG target [...]
Food waste, Food loss

from 28/11/2018
to 16/11/2018

An overview of the main initiatives to prevent food loss and waste in the European Union (EU) hosted by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety Wednesday 28 November 2018, 16:00 – 17:30 (Brussels, GMT+1)
Food waste, Food loss