food waste http://wfae.org en Food Waste Reduction http://wfae.org/post/food-waste-reduction <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s no surprise that Americans have a bad reputation when it comes to waste. Every year, Americans waste about 600 pounds of food per person. The average U.S. family throws out approximately $1350 worth of food annually. Author Jonathan Bloom says food resource management is of the utmost importance. </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> system campuses are making conscious efforts to reduce their food waste and educate students about sustainable food practices. Join us for a conversation about food waste reduction with Jonathan Bloom and others.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 04:00:00 +0000 31451 at http://wfae.org Food Waste Reduction You Are What You Waste http://wfae.org/post/you-are-what-you-waste <p><strong>By Parth Shah</strong></p><p></p><p></p><p>In May, the USDA enacted a controversial set of rules for <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=200464665">meat labeling</a>, requiring retailers to provide information on where the meat was born, bred and slaughtered.</p><p></p><p>Though the new measures have been met with criticism from the meat industry, consumers have shown strong support for the more specific labeling.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 19:20:37 +0000 31378 at http://wfae.org You Are What You Waste