That’s nearly half our food, wasted…worth 5 billion annually — gets tossed in the trash instead feeding someone who’s hungry.” Dana Gunders explains, “Phrases like ‘sell by’, ’use by’, and ‘best before’ are poorly regulated, misinterpreted and leading to a false confidence in food safety.It is time for a well-intended but wildly ineffective food date labeling system to get a makeover.” Read the original Dating Game post. One key finding from an industry-conducted survey: More than 90 percent of Americans may be prematurely tossing food because they misinterpret food labels as indicators of food safety. consumers and businesses needlessly trash billions of pounds of food every year as a result of America’s dizzying array of food expiration date labeling practices, which need to be standardized and clarified, according to a new report co-authored by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic.The plan provides billions in subsidies for renewable energy, bans the construction of new nuclear plants and decommissions Switzerland's five aging reactors. By Alex Kirby An ambitious scientific expedition is due to start work on May 22 on Bolivia's second-highest mountain, Illimani.The researchers plan to drill three ice cores from the Illimani glacier, and to store two of them in Antarctica as the start of the world's first ice archive.One state’s expiration date could be another state’s “best by” date, and some states don’t even require food dating.Harvard Law and NRDC found that the lack of consistency is part of the billions of pounds of edible food thrown away and wasted annually.
More than 58 percent of Swiss voters supported a measure to phase out nuclear power in favor of renewable energy.NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), The dating game: how confusing food date labels lead to food waste in America. There is no national legislation related to food waste (FW). Parthenope University of Naples, Department of Science and Technology, Naples, Italy Journal of Food Security. Preliminary Insights on Household Food Wastage in Lebanon. Lebanon suffers from lack of information about food waste.NVC (founded in 1953) is the association of companies addressing the activity of packaging throughout the supply chain of packaged products.The NVC membership, projects, information services and education programme stimulate the continuous improvement of packaging.