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Food Waste and Losses

UN; GROWING GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS COULD LAST YEARS!

The UN has warned that a growing global food crisis could last years if it goes unchecked, as the World Bank announced an additional $12 billion in funding to mitigate its “devastating effects.”     Food insecurity is soaring due to warming temperatures, the coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has led …

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‘GORGEOUS’ FOOD WASTE!

Press release… 23 May 2022, Eskişehir – In support of the national “Save Your Food” campaign against food loss and waste in Turkey, FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey, with the support of the Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality, are jointly organizing the exhibition “Grown for a Bin” by …

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‘GORGEOUS’ FOOD WASTE!

Photography exhibition depicting food waste opens in Izmir… Press release… 5 April 2022, Izmir – In support of the national “Save Your Food” campaign against food loss and waste in Turkey, FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey, with the support of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, are jointly …

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DR. FİLİZ KARAOSMANOĞLU: OUR WASTE IS THE RAW MATERIAL FOR OUR INDUSTRY

SÜT-D CALLS ON GLOBAL RECYCLING DAY… LET’S SAVE OUR PLANET, SUPPORT RECYCLING… LET’S NOT THROW, COLLECT SEPARATELY, LET’S NOT WASTE OUR WASTE… RECYCLING STARTS WITH US… Celebrating 18 March Global Recycling Day… Istanbul Technical University (İTÜ) Faculty Member and Chairwoman of the Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SÜT-D) Professor Dr. …

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CONSUMPTION HALVES WHILE OBESITY INCREASES!

Bread has been among the most basic foods of mankind for thousands of years… Dr. Murat Baş Mentioning that bread is a member of the grain group, that is, foods such as bulghur, pasta, rice and bread are in the same group, Acıbadem Mehmet Ali Aydınlar University Faculty of Health …

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ANNUAL FOOD WASTE PER CAPITA IN TURKİYE IS 93 KG!

As efforts aiming to curb food waste in each stage of food processing, from farms and fields to the table, continue unceasingly, Turkiye’s Agriculture Ministry has published a guideline on the fight against food waste at food outlets. The guide states that an aisle discount may be applied to fruits and vegetables that arouse …

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TURKIYE TO EXPAND AMBITIOUS ZERO WASTE SCHEME NATIONWIDE…

Turkiye’s zero waste campaign aims to drive recycling efforts for all kinds of waste… Turkiye’s Zero Waste campaign, first launched in 2017, is now set to expand throughout the country in order to encourage recycling.  The Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change, which oversees the massive recycling campaign, will …

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IŞIKGECE: WE HAVE PREPARED A GUIDE TO REDUCING FOOD WASTE IN RETAIL

A recent report revealed that retail sector alone accounts for 13 percent of 931 million tonnes of food waste that was generated in the world in 2019. The causes of food waste at this stage of food supply chain often include fluctuations in seasonal supply of fresh food, changes in consumer demand, inappropriate sizes or packaging, …

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DAILY COST OF BREAD WASTE REACHES TO 15 MILLION LIRAS!

Press release… In the panel on Sustainable Consumption of Food, which was held under the coordination of Dokuz Eylül University (DEU) and organized within the scope of the European Union Erasmus+ Adult Education Strategic Partnership Project, attention was drawn to the frightening dimension of food waste. In the panel, it …

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AZERBAIJAN, CENTRAL ASIA AND TURKEY TRAINED TO MEASURE AND REPORT FOOD LOSSES…

News release… To help Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan overcome data collection challenges and create effective solutions to reduce food loss or waste, FAO organized a three-day training course for key national stakeholders. 23 December 2021, Ankara – FAO conducted a comprehensive training on measurement, monitoring and reporting of food losses …

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