The federal government can enact smart policies that will cost-effectively create jobs and alleviate hunger.
Expanding federal tax benefits for food donations to all businesses and simplifying donation reporting for tax deductions
Providing small-scale transportation infrastructure for local recovery as well as long-haul transport capabilities
Accepting and integrating the sale of off-grade produce (short shelf life, different size/shape/color), also known as "imperfect produce", into food business menu planning and product lines
Standardizing local and state health department regulations for safe handling and donation of food through federal policy
The Roadmap demonstrates that achieving a 20% reduction in food waste will generate a positive financial, social, and environmental return on investment. To make that happen, crosscutting actions are needed in four areas. Click to learn more about each tool.Learn More >
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