FOOD WASTAGE

  • PareUp: A new app to help curb food wastage, hunger May 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: An Indianorigin innovator and his colleagues have developed a new app that can help curb food wastage and hunger by connecting hungry consumers with excess restaurant and grocery store food at discounted prices. The app called PareUp is aimed at helping curb the $165 billion worth of food the...
  • French restaurant fines diners who don't finish their food May 13, 2014

    London: A French restaurant has come up with a unique way to reduce wastage of food by charging a fine from customers who don't eat everything on their plates. Customers at the Patrizietta restaurant in Losone in the canton of Ticino face a fine if they don't lick their plates...
  • Delhi: Caterer fined for not making food for a wedding as ordered February 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A city-based caterer has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 30,000 as compensation to one of his customers for not preparing food for a wedding according to the menu and wasting the ingredients provided. The North East District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum said the reputation...
  • As crops rot, millions go hungry in India July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Every day some 3,000 Indian children die from illnesses related to malnutrition, and yet countless heaps of rodentinfested wheat and rice are rotting in fields across the north of their own country. It is an extraordinary paradox created by a rigid regime of subsidies for grain farmers, a woeful...
  • Restaurant fines people for leaving food on plate May 18, 2012

    London: A Chinese restaurant in Britain is offering an allyoucaneat buffet but fines customers 20 if they leave food on their plates as 'wastage'. Managers at the Kylin Buffet in South Shields, have put up a notice urging diners to eat up all their food or face the penalty charge. The policy...