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The New York Times Conferences: Panel Discussion: What to Do About Food Loss and Food Waste


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Approximately one third of the food produced each year for human consumption — roughly 1.3 billion tons — gets lost or wasted. The situation is particularly acute in the developing world. How do we fight the situation? From the 2014 New York Times Food for Tomorrow Conference.

Jonathan Bloom, author, “American Wasteland,” and food waste blogger
Dana Gunders, Natural Resources Defense Council (N.R.D.C.) health scientist
Doug Rauch, founder, Daily Table; C.E.O., Conscious Capitalism, Inc.; and former C.E.O., Trader Joe’s

Moderated by Stephanie Strom, business reporter, The New York Times