We Have a Food Waste Problem
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 591 , Segment 4
Episode: Flip-Flop Politicians, Amazon and Whole Foods, Refugee Stories
- Jul 10, 2017 11:00 pm
- 17:37 mins
Guest: Roni Neff, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University; Marie Spiker, Doctoral Candidate in Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Millions of Americans have a shortage of key nutrients like fiber, potassium and Vitamin D. Meanwhile, we’re tossing food in the garbage that contains more than enough of those essential nutrients to plug the holes in our diet. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Public Health hope that knowing just how much nutrient-rich food ends up in the landfill will offer new motivation to reduce waste.