After food bank meal, still hungry


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WASTE — an informative short film on the relationship between food waste and resource waste.

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:

Food bank food often insufficient

Update: Monday, May 19, 2014, 15:01

Two-thirds of the people who depend for their nutrition on food banks do not always have enough or healthy enough food, according to research from the Free University in Amsterdam. The content of food packages is often not varied enough, concludes researcher Judith Neter.

Especially women do not get enough healthy food, they rather give their portions to their husbands or children.

Neter blames the food industry for throwing away lots of good food, while the food banks are desperate for it. She also finds that agriculture makes available too little vitamin-rich products.

Growing poverty leads to vast increase in UK food bank demand: here.

Food bank usage in the UK has reached an all-time high, with a record 1.2 million emergency food parcels handed out by the Trussell Trust, the largest food bank charity. The 2016-2017 period marks the ninth successive year in which demand has risen. According to the Trussell Trust, 436,938 of its food parcels went to children: here.

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