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40 Percent of Food in the U.S. Never Gets Eaten

Forty Percent of Food in the US Never Gets Eaten

My second round of inquiry into The Dating Game report by NRDC, which explains how the food dating system drives food waste in America, was with two authors of the report itself- Emily Broad Lieb, who directs the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, an expert on the legal system that contributes to [...]..

September 18, 2013 — Perrin Ireland
Dr. Ted Labuza on Slime, Bombs and Rot

Dr. Ted Labuza on Slime, Bombs, and Rot

It’s not that I thought food science was boring before I interviewed Ted Labuza, Morse Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Food Science and Engineering at University of Minnesota, but let’s just say that before our phone conversation last week, I had no idea how fascinating, nor dangerous and important, some of the food issues he’s [...]..

September 18, 2013 — Perrin Ireland
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