Tag Archives: FOOD WASTE

U.S. House Representatives Work with USDA to Address Food Waste

As previously covered on this blog, food waste is a major issue in the United States.  Government estimates indicate that Americans waste between 30 and 40% of the overall food supply on an annual basis.  According to the USDA, consumers are responsible for nearly 90 billion pounds of food waste each year, which equates to … Continue Reading

Food Waste: Date Update

Congress introduces bills to create a national standard for date marking of food. As previously covered on this blog, food waste is a major issue in the United States.  Government estimates indicate that Americans waste between 30 and 40% of the overall food supply on an annual basis.  According to the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), … Continue Reading

Federal Food Waste Foray

Federal legislation proposed to curb food waste. As previously covered on this blog, food waste is a major issue in the United States.  Government estimates indicate that Americans waste between 30 and 40% of the overall food supply on an annual basis. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) has introduced a bill that proposes a sweeping and … Continue Reading
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