Monthly Archives: February 2015

Food Recovery Spotlight: Syd Mandelbaum and Rock and Wrap it Up!

Throughout 2015, the Food Recovery Project will be blogging about innovators, entrepreneurs, and advocates on the front lines of the food recovery movement – forward thinking and creative activists who are fighting food waste and wholeheartedly embracing a food conservation ethos. Our first spotlight feature is Syd Mandelbaum, the founder of Rock and Wrap it […]

The Last Food Mile, Food Wastage Along the Supply Chain

Waste occurs at the farm, the processing plant, the store, and the home. In December, Nicole Civita presented at a conference hosted by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.  The conference brought together experts from national and international, academic and industrial, public and private sectors, to discuss: Where food losses occur along the food supply […]

Nicole Civita, Featured Presenter on USDA Food Waste Webinar Series

Professor Nicole Civita recently participated as a featured presenter during the USDA Food Waste Webinar Series, “Donating Unsold Food – A Primer on Liability, Food Safety & the Good Samaritan Act“.   An excerpt from the webinar site states that “14.3% of American households found it difficult to put food on the table at some time in 2013, yet 31% of […]