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"In an effort to curb food waste, which accounts for roughly one-third of all food produced worldwide, France is making it illegal for supermarkets to throw away any food that is considered edible. The European country's parliament voted unanimously for the new law, which will force grocers to either donate the food to charity or make sure that it is used as animal feed."

Just three points...

  • A very aggressive attempt to cut down on food waste
  • Progressive (the EU aims to reduce food waste by 50% by 2025)
  • The crux of this issue is that we have "unreasonable" standards for food