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Reducing Food Loss and Waste

USDA News Release The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced new resources to inform consumers on how to reduce food waste during the July Fourth holiday and beyond.   According to USDA research, the average family of four wastes … Continue reading

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CDFA website highlights actions underway to reduce food waste

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Reducing food waste through recovery and upcycling

Did you know that “food recovery” means preventing waste by recovering as much wholesome food as possible for people in need? Did you know that “food upcycling” is the re-use of food or food byproducts to create new ways of … Continue reading

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CDFA webpage offers resources to increase food recovery and reduce food waste

U.S. food waste is estimated to be 30-40 percent of the food supply and Californians throw away approximately 6 million tons of food waste annually. To help reduce food waste and increase food recovery, the California Department of Food and … Continue reading

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