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Food loss and waste is a global problem that negatively impacts the bottom line of businesses and farmers, wastes limited resources and damages the environment. The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), The Rockefeller Foundation...
Food waste, Food loss
FAO developed a Food Loss Index (FLI) monitoring Food Losses on a global level for a basket of key commodities in the food systems, including crops, livestock, and fisheries products. The...
Food loss
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


from 09/04/2019
to 09/04/2019

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) kick off Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month by calling for greater collaboration with public, private,  and nonprofit partners as well [...]
Food waste, Food loss

from 05/03/2019
to 05/03/2019

On 21 February, the Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development of the European Parliament and the European Parliamentary Alliance on the Fight against Hunger organised a conference with the title “Do Good: Save Food! Educating future generations for [...]
Food waste

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