Every day, large quantities of food are wasted – food that could have been consumed, or could have other uses. How can we all act to reduce the amount of food we waste, to save money and natural resources, and help make sure that those in need are fed?
What happens to all the fruits and vegetables that don’t meet the standards to be sold as fresh produce or that are left behind due to overproduction?
Tracking and realising how much food waste we produce can help us reduce the amounts of food we waste. This diary template will allow you to track what food you waste, how much of it and for what reasons but also how to avoid it in the future.
Eggs are versatile and nutritious. But are they still safe to eat after the expiration date? This article explains date labelling of eggs in Europe and provides tips on how to store and handle eggs.
Would you go into a supermarket, buy three shopping bags of food, and then immediately throw one away? Statistically, that’s what’s happening to our food today. One third of all the food that is produced for human consumption, is wasted.
The best before and use by date labels are the most widely used types of date labelling on food in Europe. This article explains the difference between these types of date label and which food products they are commonly used on.
Sometimes it’s not so obvious where a certain food product should be stored to maintain its quality, so here we’ll dig into some of the most commonly misplaced ones and give you some answers to general fridge storage questions.
Many people become ill from food prepared or stored incorrectly at home, but the good news is that many cases are mild and we can all keep ourselves safe from food poisoning by following some simple tips.
Around 88 million tonnes of food is wasted in the EU every year, with more than half coming from households, but we can all take action by changing the way we shop, cook, and plan our meals to avoid wasting food, money, and resources.