Meeting

WEBINAR: Food Waste: Current Issues and Emerging Solutions


When: October 20, 2015 (1:00 PM Eastern)

Topics Food and Nutrition, Environmental Health, Global Health
Activity: Food Forum
Board: Food and Nutrition Board

The Institute of Medicine's Food Forum is hosting a webinar titled “Food Waste: Current Issues and Emerging Solutions” to engage in the national and global discussion on reducing food waste. The webinar seeks to review the current issues and emerging opportunities in food waste through a discussion on quantifying and measuring waste, health, environmental, social, and economic impacts, and various contributors to waste across the entire food supply chain. The presentations will highlight opportunities for a collective cross-sector response to reduce waste.    


The webinar will feature:

Dana Gunders, Staff Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council
Gail Tavill, Vice President of Packaging and Sustainable Productivity, ConAgra Foods
Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety, Wal-Mart
Jimmy Nguyen, Program Analyst, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture


The webinar will be held via WebEx and registration is required. 

For more information, contact:

Anna Bury
Email: abury@nas.edu
Phone: (202)-334-2033

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