( Washington, D.C., December 17, 2020)— Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed the renewal of the joint agency formal contract(PDF, 724 KB) consisting of the Winning on Decreasing Food Waste Initiative Food loss and waste negatively impact food security, the economy, neighborhoods, and the environment.
Since the Trump Administration launched the Winning on Reducing Food Waste Initiative, the collective effort has actually accomplished fantastic success. Public-private partnerships, like the United States Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions, are crucial to effectively reducing food loss and waste by carrying out tested strategies and sharing finest practices.
Today’s restored three-year arrangement will continue to build on these effective partnerships and restate our shared commitment to work towards the nationwide objective of lowering food loss and waste by 50 percent by 2030.
” The United States is getting a handle on its serious food waste issue,” stated EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler “The three-year renewal of this joint company arrangement will assist our country accomplish its enthusiastic goal of cutting food waste by 50 percent by 2030.”
” Our nation’s agricultural abundance need to be used to nourish those in need, not fill the garbage,” said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue “As the world’s population continues to grow and the food systems continue to develop, now is the time to continue to educate customers and businesses alike on the need for food waste decrease.”
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