ABOUT THE ISSUES

Want to learn more about the issues associated with the food recovery movement? Check out our factsheets as well as some external resources for more detailed information and interactive sites.


hunger, food insecurity, snap benefits

From FRN:

Other Resources:

Food Waste

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Food Recovery

Other Resources:

  • Legal Guide to Food Recovery: Explores the reasons of partaking in food recovery, identifies ways in which the Bill Emerson Act removes barriers to donation, and highlights resources for businesses in developing food recovery programs.

gleaning

From FRN:

ugly food

Other Resources:

nutrition & Public health

From FRN:

documentaries

  • Dive!: A look into food waste through dumpster diving in Los Angeles, CA.

  • A Place At The Table: A moving insight on what hunger actually looks like across America.

  • Just Eat It: Documentary following one couple’s lives as they subsist mostly on wasted food for six months. Funny, informative, and beautifully done!

  • Fed Up: An expository documentary that shows how the sugar industry has prioritized private profit over national health and the results of so much sugar in our food.

  • Taste the Waste: Documentary exploring food waste in Europe and examining the systems that perpetuate food waste.

apps

organizations & campaigns