On the August 31st edition of we’ll discuss the estimated 40 percent of food that’s wasted every year in the United States.
A “cult of perfection,” misleading expiration dates, and donating concerns all contribute to food ending up in the trash. Meanwhile, more than 14 percent of US households struggle to put enough food on the table, according to the USDA. That’s more than 17 million households. What’s being done to prevent food waste? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.
Dana Gunders, senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council
Aleks Strub, director of marketing and business development at Imperfect Produce
Nicole Civita, director of the Food Recovery Project and an Affiliated Professor with the University of Arkansas School of Law's LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law
The Guardian: Food waste series
Food Law and Policy Clinic, Harvard: Food Initiatives