There are 48 Million Americans who are not sure where there next meal is coming from.
40% of Food in America is Wasted and Sent to Landfills.
How can those two events be happening at the same time?
I know it is the political season and we try not to get involved in partisan politics on this site. The thing is - hunger does not discriminate between Republicans and Democrats.
The idea of supporting a bill to reduce the insane amount of food we waste each day and channel it to people who need food, seems as bipartisan as you can get.
Last December, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree proposed the Food Recovery Act—legislation that proposes more than 15 ways to tackle wasted food and hunger in America.
Ideas such as:
Yet, somehow like everything else in Washington, this bill is stalled.
In America, where 1 in 5 people are uncertain where their next meal will come from, how can we throw away 40% of the food we purchase?
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