For now, the problem isn’t that there’s not enough food on the planet to feed everyone. The problem is how much food is wasted.
By Bryan Wood
Inconsistent and unclear date labels are causing U.S. consumers to discard tons of food that is safe to eat.
By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline
Unemployed miners retrain to become beekeepers, solar power helps students in Malawi, and more.
By Maea Lenei Buhre
Rats could get access to an all-you-can-eat buffet of garbage during the government shutdown as uncollected trash piles up.
By Jamie Leventhal
By Jon Frandsen, Stateline
As much as 40 percent of all food in the United States is thrown away, about 38 million tons annually. This waste occurs while 1 in 7 Americans are food insecure. Now, states are working to reverse the food waste…
By Megan Thompson, Mori Rothman
About one-third of all the food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted, according to the United Nations. But several years ago, South Korea instituted a law that requires residents to separate food waste from other garbage and imposes…
By Vikram Mansharamani
The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects a shocking 35 percent of turkey meat does not get eaten during Thanksgiving. Where does it go? Into trash cans.
The United States wastes roughly 70 billion pounds of food every year, an estimated quarter of all food produced in the country. Now, TV “Top Chef” Tom Colicchio aims to bring the issue to the highest levels of government with…
By PBS NewsHour
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the refugee crisis continues to grow as migrants are blocked passage into western Europe. Also: New Democratic support means the Iran deal will not be undone, a look back at outsider presidential campaigns that changed history,…
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