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Rajasthan's social organisation Ann-kshetra provides meal for poor

Rajasthan's social organisation Ann-kshetra provides food for the poor and needy.

'G-20 should take initiatives to reduce food wastage'

 India on Friday said G-20 nations need put in place a mechanism to reduce food wastage and losses while keeping in view the needs of developing countries, besides taking initiatives to improve farm production.

Food inflation can be curbed by halting wastage: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Strengthening of backward and forward linkages will help in controlling the food wastage, which is estimated at over Rs 40,000 crore, and also aid in curbing inflation, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Thursday.

New app to help curb food wastage, hunger

An Indian-origin innovator and his colleagues have developed a new app that can help curb food wastage and hunger by connecting hungry consumers with excess restaurant and grocery store food at discounted prices.

Bigger bowls prompt kids to want more, waste more

Kids who are given larger bowls will ask for more cereal than when they`re given smaller bowls, and will more than likely overeat or waste the excess food, according to a new study.

Harvard study finds food expiration labels are misleading

Americans throw out billions of pounds of food every year because they falsely believe "sell-by" and "best-before" dates on package labels indicate food safety, researchers have found.

A third of food is wasted; harming climate, biodiversity: FAO

About a third of all food for human consumption, around 1.3 billion tonnes, is wasted every year, along with all the energy, water and chemicals needed to produce it and dispose of it, says a new FAO report.

UN food agency officials call for hunger elimination by 2025

Officials of the United Nations food agencies called for food security and nutrition to be placed at the center of the international agenda for African development, and hunger to be eliminated by 2025.

Food crisis: A disaster in waiting?

With the world`s population expected to grow from around seven billion today to more than nine billion in 2050 – an increase of nearly one-third – there will certainly be a lot more stomachs to fill.

Growing menace of crop wastage in India!

India wastes a quantity of wheat equivalent to the entire production of Australia every year.

A digital device to reduce food wastage

Researchers have invented a circuit that makes testing of food products possible through a plastic analog-digital converter.

After banquet take leftover food home: Chinese netizens

Chinese netizens have launched an online campaign against waste on dining tables, calling for people to take leftover food home after banquets and take action to curb waste.

Punjab starts inquiry into non-delivery of rice to FCI

Punjab government has initiated an inquiry into non-delivery of rice worth over Rs 500 crore for the year 2011-12 by about 200 state rice millers to the Centre.

Half of world`s food `thrown away` every year: Report

Half of all the food produced in the world is being wasted every year, a report has said.

Annual food wasted enough to feed 500 mn people: FAO

As per an earlier report by FAO, food losses and waste amount to roughly USD 680 billion in industrialised countries and USD 310 billion in developing countries.

Food wastage a cause of concern: UNEP

Wastage of food all over the world is a cause of concern and countries need to invest in increasing storage capacities to meet the food requirements of future, a top official of UNEP has said.

Going "beyond self" to cater to the hungry

A low guest turnout at a wedding, they
attended, saw the caterer`s calculations go wrong resulting in
massive food wastage.

Delhi food bank to check wastage

government is working on an ambitious proposal to set up food
banks for
distribution among the hungry and poor people in the city.