Retailers join with USDA, EPA on food waste reduction

Retailers join with USDA, EPA on food waste reduction

The USDA and EPA on Wednesday called for a 50% reduction in food waste by 2030, the first national food waste reduction effort.

To achieve the lofty goal, the federal government will work with charitable organizations, faith-based organizations, the private sector and local, state and tribal governments.

According to the National Resources Defense Council, as much as 40% of food is wasted in the U.S.

Retailers and industry groups pledged support for the effor

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