This Food Waste Busting Tech Uses Synthetic Biology To Test For Spoiled Milk

September 3, 2019 Jenny Splitter, Forbes

A team of nineteen college students from the University of Michigan is looking to solve the problem, by developing a paper strip test that, with just a few drops of milk, can tell consumers whether or not their milk is still good enough to drink.

Kroger Reduced Food Waste Footprint in Supermarkets by 9% Last Year

August 13, 2019 Kroger

Kroger’s progress was outlined in its 2019 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, also released today. This is the company’s 13th annual report on its sustainability progress.

USDA Scientist Invents New Uses for Produce

Tara McHugh, of USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS), has overseen this alchemy as director of ARS’s Western Regional Research Center in Albany, California. Over the course of her career, McHugh has investigated ways to take food-processing waste and turn it into value-added products, such as fruit bars, vegetable crisps and even edible films made from produce.

Collaborative for Fresh Produce Fights Hunger by Fighting Food Waste

The Collaborative for Fresh Produce (Collaborative) is a new non-profit organization that is partnering with commercial farmers and food banks to fight hunger by fighting food waste.

No-Waste Grocery Stores not a Garbage Idea to Help Tackle Food Waste

A Vancouver store’s owner is part of a wave of environmentally conscious entrepreneurs who are opening no-waste markets across Canada in an effort to help Canadians and the grocery industry reduce waste amid a global garbage glut.