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How to Stop Wasting Food

Your ally to stop wasting food is the wit and the fork. Yes, because most of what is thrown is still edible . That's why a revolution can start in your kitchen and at your home table. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...

Food Wastage Footprint

Each year, 30 percent of global food production is lost after harvest or wasted in shops, households and catering services. This represents USD 750 billion worth of food every year, and that is at producer prices. At retail prices, the value reaches ...

Organize Your Fridge and Reduce Food Waste!

For the longest time, I tried to organize my fridge and keep it cleaned, but it seemed like things were always getting shoved to the back and would end up rotten by the time I found them. I finally had one of those “duh” moments when I realized ...

Better Storage to Save Food

In order for your food to be safe, it is necessary for the stores to be properly stored. Otherwise, they will deteriorate long before you can consume them, an inconvenience that is undoubtedly a blow to the family economy. The storage and ...

Various Ways to Save Money on Food

Surely many of us have heard about how to save water or electricity at home, but there is something that is not talked about so much and that can also bring us benefits in the domestic economy and is saving on food. This does not mean eating less, ...

How to Reduce Food Waste

The various actions of micro-organisms result in the loss of edibility or nutritive value of food. By canning, pickling or drying, the life span of some foods can be increased. Studies have revealed that many of the chemical food additives contain ...

Fast Facts: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal

There are nearly one billion malnourished people in the world, but the approximately 40 million tonnes of food wasted by US households, retailers and food services each year would be enough to satisfy the hunger of every one of them. The ...

Environmental Impact of Food Waste in the US

The way we eat, produce and waste food is the greatest threat to our planet, according to a new study published in the World Food Day by WWF, an entity . The food system is the largest consumer of natural resources and emitter of greenhouse ...

Traditional and Indigenous Ways of Preserving Food

All foods are susceptible to be altered in a greater or lesser time, due to the action of microorganisms that contaminate them or enzymatic reactions of the food itself. The alteration and deterioration of food have been a constant concern and ...

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