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February 4th, 2019 Starbucks Canada
Starbucks is partnering with Second Harvest to roll out a food donation program to provide ready-to-eat, nourishing meals to those in need starting in Ontario. Once active in all 1,100 company-owned stores in Canada, Starbucks is expected to donate more than 1.5 million meals annually to those in need.This win-win program will help combat hunger and minimize food waste.
February 4th, 2019 BlogTO
The coffee giant says it plans to eventually rescue 100 per cent of all food available for donation from all of its Canadian stores with the help of Second Harvest (Canada's largest food rescue organization) and other community organizations.
January 17th, 2019
A whopping 58 per cent of all food produced in Canada — 35.5 million tonnes — is lost or wasted, according to a new report, and about a third of that wasted food could be "rescued" and sent to communities in need across the country.
January 17th, 2019 The Globe and Mail
More than half of all food produced in Canada is wasted, with the food industry putting the vast majority of it into landfills, according to a new study. Previous studies had pointed to consumers for the bulk of the waste, but the new research shows that instead it’s the industrial producers that are primarily responsible. “It means stop blaming consumers,” said Martin Gooch, the study’s author. “Sure, consumers are part of the problem. But they’re not the problem.”
January 17th, 2019 Global News
More than half the food produced in Canada is wasted and the average kitchen tosses out hundreds of dollars worth of edibles every year, says a study researchers are calling the first of its kind. “It’s a lot of food,” said Lori Nikkel of Second Harvest, the Toronto-based group working to reduce food waste that commissioned the study.
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