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Blog: The food waste implications of food recalls

This blog post in Foodprint (part of US food advocacy group GRACE Communications) explores how food safety scares and recalls can cause food waste. In addition to the disposal of contaminated food items, other items of the same type are often disposed of to be sure of removing all affected items. New supply chain traceability technologies could reduce the amount of food disposed of during recalls.

Read the full post here. See also the Foodsource Building Block What is food loss and food waste?

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01 Apr 2019
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