Monthly Archives: January 2013

Waste not want not, the food waste challenge

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Waste not, want notToday’s topic is Food Waste. It was reached in a roundabout manner during a conversation that started with the lack of snow and ended with  fox hunting. But somewhere in the middle was a sojourn into the appalling waste of food that takes place in our country, and the world in general.

A new report by the The Institution of Mechanical Engineers claims that up to half of the world’s food is wasted.

Half.

An estimated 870 million people around the globe do not have enough food to eat. Read the rest of this entry