Because of high levels of food loss and waste—especially of nutrient-rich, perishable foods—as many as three billion people are consuming low-quality diets that result in micronutrient malnutrition as well as rising levels of obesity.
MSU’s fourth Food Literacy and Engagement Poll was released at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on February 14, 2019, and surveyed 2,090 Americans on their attitudes and knowledge of food waste.
On Food Talk, COO and Managing Director of HelloFresh Uwe Voss talks about the ways meal kits aim to change consumer habits, from food waste to better nutrition.
On Food Talk, Thomas McQuillan, Vice President of Strategy, Culture, and Sustainability at Baldor Specialty Foods, talks about how to change the course of food waste.
Innovations that help consumers store and use food at home can be effective at improving food security and tackling food waste. Today, scalable innovation in consumer packaging is making home storage easier and more efficient than ever.
On Food Talk, Marion Nestle uncovers the common roots of food waste, nutrition myths, and overconsumption: “The root cause is overproduction in our food system.”
In case you missed it, you can watch the full NYC Summit on Food Loss and Food Waste on YouTube. Questions from the audience and engaging dialogue among speakers and panelists helped generate new ideas and spark action towards combating food loss and food waste from within communities, cities, and governments.
Food Tank had the opportunity to speak with Tobias Grasso, President of North America for Sealed Air’s Food Care division about his relationship to food, passion for farmers, and vision for a stronger food system.
More than 35 speakers from the food and agriculture world, including Dan Barber, Dickie Brennan, and Marion Nestle will be at the NYC Summit on October 3. Food Tank is previewing the all-star lineup of speakers.
The 2018 Food Tank Summit, “Focusing on Food Loss and Food Waste,” will be held on October 3 at the New York University. In preparation for the upcoming Summit, Food Tank is highlighting 27 organizations in New York focusing on food loss and food waste.