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Little Known Problem, Big Impact: Food Waste in the United States

My mother was adept at giving new life to old food; stale bread became croutons, old milk was used for baking, and any leftovers were carefully stored away in Tupperware containers for the next day’s lunch. She made sure we had almost no food waste in our house – and what she was doing wasn’t just thrifty, it was incredibly […]

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Food Banks

As not-for-profit, locally managed organizations, food banks distribute food to those in need and educate the public on topics such as health, nutrition, and poverty alleviation, in an effort to eliminate hunger in the local community. Food donations come from individuals, businesses, especially those in the food industry, and other organizations. Learn More Hunger in America 2014 – Feeding America – a […]

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