Long-time hunger advocate Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) previewed a House Agriculture Committee hearing on food waste, hunger, and poverty in the U.S., and the debate over the use of the food stamp program (SNAP).
Why America’s food labels are approaching their best before date | The Economist
Labeling on food is not always clear to many people. Food banks have long taken advantage that food past the listed date is still good and usable to people in need. There is an act to make labeling more accurate of what is being communicated on the package and would help make it easier for retailers, food banks and consumers.
A 7-foot wide platter of paella was created from rescued food and served up as part of Feeding the 5000 (Feeding America participated in a similar event in Oakland, CA) which is an initiative to reduce food waste.
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