Second Helping Pilot Program Tests Potential for Domestic App-Based Farm Labor

The Second Helping pilot program by the World Wildlife Fund looks to connect food banks to farm surplus with the help of a new gig-labor force.

With Oprah and Katy Perry as Investors, Apeel Sciences Raises Millions To Fight Food Waste

Apeel Sciences creates a protective layer that keeps fruits and vegetables fresh longer and prevents waste. The funding will be used in part to expand Apeel as a replacement for cold-chain infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa and South America.

Opinion | How An Innovative Grain CSA Encourages Sustainable Food Systems

An innovative model of Community Supported Agriculture tackles the challenges of small-scale organic farming and food loss in Manitoba, Canada.

Opinion | There Are Many Gains to Be Had from Reducing Food Losses

“FAO’s close review of what we know about food loss offers a reminder that there is no one-size-fits-all solution,” says Máximo Torero.

New Report Finds That More Food Is Lost in Fields Than Previously Believed

A new report from Santa Clara University finds that more food is lost in the field than previously determined.

Two Reasons Why Three Billion People Aren’t Getting Adequate Nutrition

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.

According to a Recent Poll, 88 Percent of Americans Reduce Food Waste

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.

Meal Kit Deliveries Can Optimize the Food System, Says Uwe Voss

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.

Baldor’s 360 System Ends Food Waste for Companies and Consumers

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.

How Better Packaging Saves Food

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.