KAF FOOD BANK - Food Security & Rescue 

Faces of Food Waste E07: Who is responsible for food waste?

So, who should be held responsible for stopping food waste? 

"In developed countries, the first step necessary towards reducing food waste is to influence consumers to embrace environmentally friendly behaviour. Reforms in legislation and business attitude are surely needed to achieve this goal. 

 In developing countries, lacking technology for modernised agriculture is a major cause for sustenance losses. So, research and innovation across the whole FSC can meet the global demand of nourishment by 2050 (Parfitt, 2010). " 

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Faces of Food Waste E06: Date Labels Confusion and Food Waste

"In a study published in February by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, found that 84% of the people surveyed discarded food on or near the package date “at least occasionally,” and 37 % replied they “always” or “usually” discard food near that date, in spite of the phrase surrounding the date. (Aspril, J., Health, J. B. S. of P. 2019)“More than half of participants incorrectly thought that date labelling was federally regulated or reported being unsure,” the study said. So in most cases, there is a miscommunication that doesn’t clarify the correct information. 

" A big part of the problem of date labelling on package food is that it isn’t user-friendly. There are many different labels that are not always consistent that lead to misunderstanding by consumers and hesitation. There isn’t yet a predefined phrase of date label that is consistent throughout categories of product that would potentially make it easier to specify and clear out any confusion of safety and quality of food." 

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New recipe


skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup1 (8 ounce) container sour cream1 1/2 tablespoons poppy seeds1/2 cup butter, meltedsalt and pepper to taste


1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 

2.Place the chicken breasts on the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish sprayed with a nonstick cooking spray. In a bowl combine the soup and the sour cream. Pour the mixture over the chicken. 

3.Sprinkle salt, pepper and the poppy seeds on the top. and crushed crackers and sprinkle mixture over the chicken, salt and pepper. Drizzle the melted butter or margarine over the poppy seed layer and bake covered in the preheated oven for 30 to 45 minutes (take cover off for the last 5 minutes). Let stand a few minutes before servings. 

Don’t forget to savor every little bite. Enjoy your meal! :)

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Our motto is “Good food for a good mood”. We all believe that food is an important part of one’s life, but great food is essential. It can fully describe any feeling as long as you choose perfect ingredients.

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