Reducing Food Waste Generation; Increasing Food Donation; and Keeping Food Waste Out of Landfills

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On Oct. 30, 2019, EPA, FDA and USDA jointly announced a new partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA) https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2019/10/30/usda-epa-and-fda-announce-partnership-food-waste-reduction-alliance an industry-led initiative focused on reducing food waste by increasing food donation and sending unavoidable food waste to productive use and away from landfills https://foodwastealliance.org/ – The Agencies will “… formalize industry education and outreach efforts with the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the Food Marketing Institute, and the National Restaurant Association …” – The EPA/FDA/USDA partnership with FWRA is a continuation of the “Winning on Reducing Food Waste Initiative,” a collaborative government effort to reduce food loss and waste https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/usda-fda-epa-formal-agreement.pdf – Summarized by Jack Cooper JLC@adfpi.org – Text to 301 384 8287 – #FoodWaste