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Congress to Help Promote Food Waste Reduction

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A group of lawmakers is seeking opportunities to reduce food waste generated by U.S. consumers.

Bipartisan House Food Waste Caucus, a new group made up of lawmakers, is looking for opportunities to reduce food waste generated by U.S. consumers and ways to promote food waste reduction across the food supply chain.

The group is expected to “shine a spotlight” on Department of Agriculture research indicating that Americans waste nearly one pound of food per day, according to Meatingplace.

KTIC Radio has more:

A group of lawmakers will seek opportunities to reduce food waste by U.S. consumers. The bipartisan House food Waste Caucus will look for ways to promote food waste reduction across the food supply chain.

Announced be Representatives Chellie Pingree, a Democrat from Maine, and Iowa Republican David Young, the group is expected to “shine a spotlight” on Department of Agriculture research indicating that Americans waste nearly one pound of food per day, according to meat industry publication Meatingplace.

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