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Food Waste Denounced by Ministers as Almost 1 Billion Go Hungry

Food Waste Denounced by Ministers as Almost 1 Billion Go Hungry

from businessweek: Food waste was denounced by farm ministers and policy makers gathered in Berlin as almost 1 billion people in developing countries go hungry. Consumers in rich countries dispose of 220 million metric tons of food waste every year, equal to the entire food output of sub-Saharan Africa, Jose Graziano da Silva, the director general of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, told 64 agriculture ministers meeting in Berlin over the weekend.

flashback: calif. wastes enough food to fill 35 stadiums a year

#PumpUpThaVolume: September 18, 2020