Quad Cities Food Rescue Partnership receives national attention for food rescue efforts

Read the full story at Our Quad Cities. A local group is getting national recognition for their efforts to rescue food.  The Quad Cities Food Rescue Partnership works to make sure food isn't being thrown away. They help businesses and groups who have extra food to partner with shelters, pantries and farmers. The EPA recognizes national …

From Scraps To Snacks: Pulp Left Over From Juice Bars Is Reborn In New Foods

Read the full story from NPR. Cold-pressed juice fills refrigerator cases at juice bars, health food shops, even big box stores – especially at the beginning of the year, when people are trying to "cleanse" after holiday excess. Fans of these elixirs, extracted at high pressure and low temperatures, believe they contain more nutrients and …

Reports: Foodservice, restaurant industry reputations hinge on less food waste

Read the full story at Waste Dive. ReFED, a national nonprofit, has released two new action guides for the foodservice and restaurant sectors. Developed in partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, and with technical assistance from Eunomia Research and Consulting, the guides highlight the profit potential in prevention, recovery and recycling.

Next Step to Eliminating Food Waste? Making It Relevant, Surmountable to Farmers

Read the full story in Sustainable Brands. Globally, food loss and waste prevention efforts at farm and production level are, in many respects, still in their infancy. Many growers around the world are not required to record or report on their post-harvest crop losses — the dearth of data in this area makes it hard …

A new generation of organic waste systems and products

Read the full story in Crain's New York. Nonprofits such as City Harvest and newcomer Rescuing Leftover Cuisine together move millions of pounds of uneaten food from local retailers to soup kitchens and homeless shelters per year. But such efforts barely make a dent in the 40% of United States food production that winds up …

Peter Rabbit is the Latest Celebrity Fighting Food Waste

Read the full story in Food & Wine. From José Andrés to Anthony Bourdain, chefs around the world are joining the battle to end food waste. But now, they've been joined by fresh produce's biggest celebrity proponent of all: Peter Rabbit. Yes, on Feb 9 of this year, the new Peter Rabbit movie will be hitting theaters, and the new, CG-animated …