food loss

Trump Administration Sets Pace for Food Loss and Waste Reduction Efforts to Continue

Dan Industry News Release, USDA

USDA, EPA, and FDA renew formal agreement aimed at reducing food waste (USDA) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the renewal of the joint agency formal agreement (PDF, 724 KB) including the Winning on Reducing Food Waste Initiative. The agreement reaffirms the agencies’ commitment to improve coordination and …

food waste

Secretary Perdue Commits to Prioritizing Food Waste Solutions

Dan Industry News Release

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue hosted a food waste roundtable with Representatives Chellie Pingree (ME-1) and David Young (IA-3), food industry leaders, and non-profit groups at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This roundtable, the first of many USDA public events on food waste, serves as an opportunity to raise awareness while discussing solutions with leaders throughout the entire …


Food Waste Resonates Beyond the Trash Bin

Dan Industry News Release

Here’s a thought to chew on before you toss out that unfinished meal or oddly shaped fruit or vegetable: U.S. consumers waste nearly a pound of food per person per day. So says a study published by a team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and university scientists in the journal PLOS ONE. That food waste, in turn, is equivalent to about one-third the …

food waste

Ways to Waste Less Food

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has some great tips about how you can waste less food and add some money to your pocketbook. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Ways to Waste Less Food We all know food waste in this land of ours is not only a huge environmental problem, but an economic one, too. Every year, about $371 dollars …

food sustainability

United States Food Sustainability Ranking

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom gives us the eye opening reasons the United States got a low ranking in the Food Sustainability Index. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. United States Food Sustainability Ranking The Food Sustainability Index is a study conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, analyzing food sustainability in 35 nations. Countries are graded on several variables. Among them …