"If we fix the food, we fix the planet"
FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, estimates that about 1/3 of all food produced for human consumption is thrown away. Radically reducing eating habits and losses in the food chain is one of the three most important measures we can take in the food system to cope with humanity within the planetary limits. As the SLU alumni Johan Rockström says in his new cookbook Eat Good: Recipes that change the world: "If we fix the food, we fix the planet"
More about food waste
Want to know more about food waste? Here are some examples of further reading:
- Food waste to new food in an urban context – production, risk assessment and consumer acceptance. A research project as SLU
- SIANI:s policy brief “Reducing food waste across global food chains” feb 2017