The fate of turkey tails shows how Americans have shifted from eating whole animals to focusing on choice cuts – and the surprising places where unwanted parts end up.
Foodbanks were originally established as a temporary measure to alleviate food insecurity. But have they become an excuse for governments not to deal properly with the problem?
Australia feeds tens of millions, at home and abroad. But if our population doubles by 2061, as some projections suggest, we'll need some smart strategies to keep those people fed.
New research shows most people try to shop and cook carefully – the real problem with food waste is infrastructure.
Recycling leftovers from supermarkets does not address the roots of food poverty and removes responsibility from the government.
Understanding the best food option is getting complicated. Enter the new flexitarians.
Rich countries waste a lot of food. Producers and consumers need to rethink eating habits if this problem is to be solved.
Every little helps, but saving the environment requires a global effort.
Australia's city foodbowls are an important part of the nation's food supply, but they're under increasing pressure from growing populations.
Well-intended efforts to reduce food waste could threaten some birds and animal species, a new paper has warned.
In a warming world with a growing population and dwindling resources, we can no longer afford to eat food that's bad for both our health and the environment.
The draft agenda for the UN urban development conference in Quito neglects the food systems on which the wellbeing of the world's 4 billion city dwellers depends.
Australians send about 4 million tonnes of food waste to landfill each year – but what if we could use it for other purposes?
Congress is considering new legislation to unify and clarify what all those "use by," "sell by," "best by" dates on foods really mean. Here's the (limited) science behind how those dates get set.
Feeding Melbourne generates over 900,000 tonnes of edible food waste every year, enough to feed more than 2 million people.
Hull City Council claims poor recycling habits are costing it £50,000 a month, so now they're taking action by removing resident's bins.
Eating more frozen food could help us reduce waste, beat the obesity epidemic and have more money in our pockets – what's not to like.
Major food retailers say they are aiming for zero food waste - but are transferring the costs onto not-for-profit groups and suppliers.
Dumpster diving: a way to recycle and reduce food waste.
Almost everyone wants to throw out less food. The good news is that even something as simple as organising your fridge into zones for different food types can stop your bin filling up.