Friday Buffet

For those of you disgusted or at least dismayed by the ‘beaurocracy gone wild’ waste prompted by the Chicago Board of Health that I linked to last week, here’s a piece from Chicago Public Radio on the events. Seems like the food was tossed because its owner couldn’t prove it was safe. Not because anyone had any reason to believe it wasn’t. Terrible.

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65 percent of Nigerian produce is wasted?! So says the All Farmers Association of Nigeria.
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Here’s some reporting on what recess before lunch looks like in practice (from a South Dakota school).

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While not quite as good as reducing waste by 30 percent, a Washington elementary school is now composting its lunch waste.

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Finally, if you’ve had a burning desire to know what a waste audit is like, consider your wish granted. (From Stanford).

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