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Fifth of world’s food lost to over-eating and waste, study finds

The world population consumes around 10 per cent more food than it needs, while almost nine per cent is thrown away or left to spoil, researchers say.

https://phys.org/news/2017-02-world-food-lost-over-eating.html

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‘First in Canada’ supermarket donation plan aids food banks and tackles waste

Supermarkets in Quebec will now be able to donate their unsold produce, meat and baked goods to local food banks in a program – described as the first of its kind in Canada – that also aims to keep millions of kilograms of fresh food out of landfills.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/13/quebec-supermarkets-food-banks-donation-waste