You could start seeing more standardized food labels by summer 2018, the soft deadline trade groups told members to aim for in adopting the new language.
Those "expiration" labels on packaged food may dupe consumers into throwing good food in the trash. Two major food industry associations are proposing reforms.
In today's show, Mother Hubbard's Cupboard gives a kombucha tutorial. Then we meet Amanda LeGore-Smith and hear how Asian carp helped her rebuild her life.
What Thanksgiving leftovers are filling your fridge? On this week's show, we talk food waste with Jonathan Bloom, and Daniel Orr makes soups with leftovers.
Entrepreneurs hope customers will pony up for high-end foods made from rescued ingredients.
A new startup is making an edible product out of fruit pulp from coffee plants that farmers usually dump.
The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard will help measure and manage food loss and waste, for both countries and private companies.
In an effort to curb food waste, the U.S. Senate and House have introduced bills to standardize date labeling across the country.
South Korea’s RFID garbage metering system has reduced food waste by hundreds of thousands of tons over the last few years.
On the podcast, what was behind the White Violet Center's decision to get certified organic (again). And, millet isn't just for the birds anymore -- or is it?
Anaerobic digesters solve a few problems at once -- generate renewable energy, divert food waste from landfills and cut down on harmful emissions.
Researchers are using social media tools to analyze everything from kids’ nutrition to food deserts.
Whole Foods and Giant Eagle say they're ready to pilot sales of wonky produce that fails to meet retail beauty standards.
The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but it gives schools more leeway in implementing them.
In addition to some of our favorite stories from 2015, we examine the pros and cons of fertilizers. And, what we flush down the toilet could become energy.
One expert says current technologies could transform organic waste into enough natural gas to replace half the diesel fuel used in the US transportation sector.
We follow donated produce from the supermarket to the soup kitchen. The competitive world of making gingerbread houses. Scientists are still stumped by PED.
A new food pantry database is connecting about two thousand food banks and partner agencies to ensure food donations end up getting used.
Once food is marked for donation at groceries, it's a race to get it to hunger organizations around the area. Unfortunately, not all food survives the journey.
The government's first ever national target to reduce food waste will encourage farmers to donate more of their imperfect produce to the hungry.