Denmark’s Food Waste Vigilante - BBC News
Food waste is a massive global problem: the EU alone throws away 88 million tonnes a year. Much of this ends up in landfill and produces dangerous greenhouse...
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
In 'Just Eat It,' Filmmakers Feast For 6 Months On Discarded Food
Roughly 133 billion pounds of food go uneaten each year — much of it still edible. So for a half-year, the two filmmakers behind Just Eat It vowed to eat nothing but food entering the waste stream.
One Small Bite For Man: NASA Astronauts Eat Space-Grown Food
Crew members on the International Space Station on Monday sampled red romaine lettuce, the first food to be grown and eaten in space. Monday morning on the International Space Station, NASA astronauts...
France to force big supermarkets to give unsold food to charities
Legislation barring stores from spoiling and throwing away food is aimed at tackling epidemic of waste alongside food poverty. French supermarkets will be banned from throwing away or destroying unsol...
Pesticide residue
Pesticide residue refers to the pesticides that may remain on or in food after they are applied to food crops. The levels of these residues in foods are often stipulated by regulatory bodies in many c...
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
Pesticides in the European Union
Pesticides in the European Union
REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances) is a European Community regulation to improve the protection of human health...
Food miles
Food miles is a term which refers to the distance food is transported from the time of its production until it reaches the consumer. Food miles are one factor used when assessing the environmental imp...
Food miles - Wikipedia
Community food security
Community food security (CFS) is a relatively new concept that captures emerging ideas about the central place of food in communities. At times it refers to the measure of food access and availability...
Dumpster diving
Garbage picking is the practice of sifting through commercial or residential waste to find items that have been discarded by their owners, but that may prove useful to the garbage picker. Garbage pick...
Dumpster diving - Wikipedia
Environmental impact of meat production
The environmental impact of meat production varies because of the wide variety of agricultural practices employed around the world. All agriculture practices have been found to have a variety of effec...
Environmental impact of meat production - Wikipedia
Wildcrafting
Wildcrafting is the practice of harvesting plants from their natural, or "wild" habitat, for food or medicinal purposes. It applies to uncultivated plants wherever they may be found, and is not necess...
Genetic erosion
Genetic erosion is a process whereby an already limited gene pool of an endangered species of plant or animal diminishes even more when individuals from the surviving population die off without gettin...
Committee on World Food Security
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was established in 1974 as an intergovernmental body to serve as a forum in the United Nations System for review and follow-up of policies concerning world f...
Committee on World Food Security - Wikipedia
Food waste
Food waste or food loss is food that is discarded or cannot be used. The causes of food waste or loss are numerous, and occur at the stages of production, processing, retailing and consumption.As of 2...
Food waste - Wikipedia
Water, energy and food security nexus
The water, energy and food security nexus means that the three sectors — water security, energy security and food security — are inextricably linked and that actions in one area more often than not ha...
Food security
Humans are using an increasing amount of Earth's annual production of plants.Food security is a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Concerns over food security h...
Food security - Wikipedia
Food Race
American environmental author Daniel Quinn coined the term Food Race (by analogy to the Cold War's "nuclear arms race") to describe an understanding of the current overpopulation emergency as a perpet...
Livestock's Long Shadow
Livestock's Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options is a United Nations report, released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 29 November 2006, that "aims to a...
Livestock's Long Shadow - Wikipedia
Rome Declaration on World Food Security
The Rome Declaration on World Food Security is a document adopted at the 1996 World Food Summit taking place in Rome, Italy between 13 and 17 November 1996. The summit was organised by the Food and Ag...
Peak oil
Peak oil, an event based on M. King Hubbert's theory, is the point in time when the maximum rate of extraction of petroleum is reached, after which the rate of production is expected to enter terminal...
Peak oil - Wikipedia
Agricultural biodiversity
Agricultural biodiversity is a sub-set of general biodiversity. It includes all forms of life directly relevant to agriculture: rare seed varieties and animal breeds (farm biodiversity), but also many...
Agricultural biodiversity - Wikipedia
Waste No Food
Waste No Food is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides a web-based food rescue "marketplace" allowing excess food to be donated from the food service industry to qualified charities that w...
Waste No Food - Wikipedia
Food waste in the United Kingdom
Food waste in the United Kingdom is a subject of environmental, economic and social concern that has received widespread media coverage and been met with varying responses from government. Since 1915,...
Food waste in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Food waste in New Zealand
Food waste in New Zealand is one of the many environmental issues that is being addressed by industry, individuals and government.Statistics on exactly how much edible food is wasted is difficult to d...
Food quality
Food quality is the quality characteristics of food that is acceptable to consumers. This includes external factors as appearance (size, shape, colour, gloss, and consistency), texture, and flavour; f...
Social and environmental impact of palm oil
Palm oil, produced from the oil palm, is a basic source of income for many farmers in South East Asia, Central and West Africa, and Central America. It is locally used as a cooking oil, exported for u...
Social and environmental impact of palm oil - Wikipedia
FareShare
FareShare is an award-winning charity aimed at relieving food poverty and reducing food waste in the UK. It does this by rescuing good quality surplus food that would otherwise have gone to waste and ...
FareShare - Wikipedia