Posted by Celia Hernandez, Program Assistant, Office of the Chief Economist in Food and Nutrition Health and Safety Sep 29, 2021 Around the world, roughly one-third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted from farm to table, amounting to around 1.3 billion tonnes per year. Covid-19 has exposed vulnerabilities in our food systems and heightened the need to remedy food loss and waste (FLW), both locally and globally. Reducing food loss and waste is a powerful means […]

In the context of the 2nd international food waste awareness day on 29 September 2021, the Effpa (European Former Foodstuff Processors Association) has published a video to explain the transformation of food products into feed. In this process, the companies’ leftovers are transformed and reused as ingredients in the production of animal feed. Some examples are bread, biscuits, breakfast cereals, pasta and sweets. The video is intended to be a demonstration of the contribution that the food processing sector makes […]