Scientists in Mexico have developed a method for turning food industry waste into bioethanol.
More needs to be done to reduce wastage in India’s food supply chain, the country’s food processing minister said last week.
As much as one-third of the total amount of food produced worldwide is wasted, costing the global economy about $750 billion on an annual basis, a new UN Food and Agriculture Organization report claims.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have joined forces to help Americans reduce food waste by lowering consumption and improving recycling rates for food products.
Food waste is a major problem for developed countries, as millions of tons of food products are disposed of because they are not eaten before their “best before” date has expired. An international team of researchers may have come up with a new solution that has the potential to dramatically reduce food waste.