Start A Petition

Food Waste: The Next Food Revolution

Society & Culture  (tags: U.S., food waste, hunger, world, family, humans, news, society, health )

- 1694 days ago -
Half the food in the last year was thrown out. One billion people are hungry. The next food revolution is about what you're not eating.

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Birgit W (160)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 11:33 am
Thanks for the article.

linda b (31)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 11:51 am
It's a crime considering the many who literally die of starvation in third world countries,the amount of food wasted in America.
Rejecting a fruit or vegatable as non edible simply because it grew defectively or didn't conform to a standard shape or size? Come on! It's supposed to be food,not a work of art.
And the whole 'sale by', 'use by', expires by' is totally confusing. Someone needs to come up with a better system.

Jason S (50)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 7:50 pm
Good posting, thanks

Star S. (54)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 10:24 pm
thank you Carrie for the posting. Unfortunately so crops and food products have been been dumped, by countries in the past when they have been unable to sell them, rather than giving them to the poor and hungry. The excuse was always about the price- keeping prices high. I can understand that it costs to be shipped abroad to those suffering famine.Bubut what is the excuse when thousands of e.g. apricots or other products are going to be dumped, why the government does not facilitate NGOS and other charity organizations to step in to claim these products and distribute them to the needy in their own country.

Alina Kanaski (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 2:03 pm
Thanks for sharing. I hope that people will begin to address this important issue.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 2:22 pm
read Linda Bīs comment. agreeing with Her.

Nancy M (197)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 3:20 pm
There is the food that each one of us toss because of those green fuzzies. Yet how muc is wasted just ebcause of poor factory farming processes and such.

Truly sad.

S S (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 3:23 pm
Thank you.

Ganaisha Calvin (7)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 10:24 pm
there is no need for so much to be wasted. especially when solutions are so simple.

Marija M (29)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 12:41 pm
Thank you for sharing
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Society & Culture

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.