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Food Industry Alliance publishes toolkit on reducing food waste

The Best Practices and Emerging Technologies Toolkit was produced by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance.
April 16, 2014
The Best Practices and Emerging Technologies Toolkit was produced by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance.
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Industry moves in the right direction to help those in need

PROCESS EXPO included several initiatives designed to reduce food loss and improve food waste.
December 5, 2013

 FPSA foundation also supported food-insecure communities through the DEFEAT HUNGER initiative. 


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TECH FLASH

Expiration dates cause up to 90 percent of Americans to waste food

An estimated $900 million worth of expired foods is removed from grocery shelves each year.
October 15, 2013
NRDC recommends standardized dating systems and making sell by dates invisible to consumers.
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Benchmarking food waste in the manufacturing, retail and wholesale sectors

While the manufacturing sector creates more waste, it also diverts more of it from landfills.
September 25, 2013

Only 8.5 percent of the food waste generated in the US in 2011 went to landfills and incinerators.


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Nearly 20 percent of Chinese grain wasted from farm to fork

The problem is acute in China, with 21 percent of the world's population but only 9 percent of its arable land.
September 4, 2013

The problem is acute in China, with 21 percent of the world's population but only 9 percent of its arable land.


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Food retailers and manufacturers seek to benchmark food waste

Manufacturers benefit from economies of scale, making food recycling easier.
June 24, 2013
Manufacturers benefit from economies of scale, making food recycling easier.
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NYC Mayor Bloomberg proposes mandatory composting

By cutting down food waste, New Yorkers stand to save around $100 million each year.
June 18, 2013
By cutting down food waste, New Yorkers stand to save around $100https://admin-foodengineeringmag.epublishing.com/admin/article/general/xml# million each year.
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Maersk Container Industry teams up with UN to fight global food waste

The UN's SAVE FOOD initiative will allow for expertise sharing aimed at reducing inefficiency in food logistics.
June 13, 2013
The UN's SAVE FOOD initiative will allow for expertise sharing aimed at reducing inefficiency in food logistics.
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Food waste target of new global campaign

One third of food ends up lost or wasted
January 22, 2013
One third of food ends up lost or wasted.
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Food waste near 50 percent annually, report finds

How much food do you waste every year?
January 10, 2013
How much food do you waste every year?
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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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