EU must act on food waste
European-wide targets, tax breaks and a shift away from the waste hierarchy could help to reduce the 90 million tonnes of food wasted each year across Europe, according to a report from the EU committee at the House of LordsThe peers warn that food waste is costing the UK at least £5 billion each year in lost resources and say that production of the food that is being discarded is a source of significant carbon emissions
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