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May 22, 2019
“Feed Just One”by Cheryl Action Jackson is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0


In modern Britain, hunger has become normal. That is an outrage

by Shaista Aziz The Guardian

The UK is a rich country, but food poverty is now a daily reality for many families. This is not inevitable, writes Shaista Aziz who is a Labour councillor in Oxford....

May 21, 2019
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United States

MAZON Congressional Briefing Addresses Hunger Crisis In Rural America

by PR Newswire Yahoo! Finance

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger held a congressional briefing "Local Perspectives on Hunger in Rural America" on Thursday, May 16, 2019 with its Emerging Advocacy Fund (EAF) partners representing the most fo...

May 21, 2019
“Nuestro Huerto / Our Garden (2012-2013)” by Matias Salinas Arenas is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Agriculture & Nutrition

Replace soil with foam to solve global food security crisis, say scientists

by Sophie Armour Phys.org

Specially developed foams could help avert a global food security crisis by replacing fast-degrading soils, according to scientists. Experts from the new Institute for Sustainable Food at the ...

May 21, 2019
“PICT1211”by dreamyshade is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0


Food waste in Canada is staggering. But is it our fault?

by Jordan Heath-Rawlings The Big Story

The Big Story podcast interviews Lori Nikkel, CEO of Second Harvest, about food waste in Canada. We waste enough food every year in Canada to feed a second country. The scope of the problem has finally been measured and it's immense. But food was...

May 21, 2019
“ecological” is licensed under CC0 1.0


Seven-Eleven leads Japan's drive to cut food waste


Seven-Eleven Japan will ease a delivery requirement for food makers as part of efforts to reduce food waste. The operator of the 7-Eleven convenience store chain will accept short-dated instant noodles that otherwise would have been thrown away un...

May 21, 2019
“Rainbow Trashcans”by elstudio is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

United States

How one Atlanta startup solved the biggest problem in food waste recovery

by Emma Cosgrove Forbes

Goodr is a two-year-old startup that provides restaurants, airports, convention centers and other food service operations with a blockchain-based digital platform to track surplus food and a food waste recovery service. Essentially, Goodr offers insi...

May 21, 2019
  “Rainbow Trashcans”by elstudio is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


Scotland's food waste causing more greenhouse gas than plastic


Food waste is a bigger cause of climate change than plastics, according to Zero Waste Scotland. The government-funded body has urged people to cut down the amount of unwanted food they put in the bin. When ...

May 14, 2019

United States

Frances Davidson, noted international expert in nutrition dies

by Margie Ferris Morris, Chair, WHES

Frances Davidson, an international expert in nutrition passed away Sunday May 12, 2019 in Washington, DC after a sudden and severe brain aneurysm. Hunger Notes conducted an interview with Frances in 2012 after she retired from working with the Uni...

May 7, 2019
“Wayne Dwops”by SammCox is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Agriculture & Nutrition

From Scarcity to Security: Managing Water for a Nutritious Food Future

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

A new report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs....

May 7, 2019
“Compost – 8”by StefanSzczelkun is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Agriculture & Nutrition

Food waste starts long before food gets to your plate

by Jan Ellen Spiegel Yale Climate Connections

The best way to prevent waste may be to stop surpluses from occurring in the first place....

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