What a Waste: Circular food systems and sustainable diets

29th April 2021 6:00pm

Event Details

Start Date: 29th April 2021 6:00pm

Venue: Online

Event Description

An #AnnualFoodAgenda Event, hosted by the University of Cambridge, Global Food Security IRC and Cambridge Infectious Diseases IRC.

In the UK the average family of four could save just over £60 per month by reducing their food waste. (SOURCE: wrap.org.uk) Globally, one-third of all food produced for human consumption is wasted. (SOURCE: UNFAO )

Food waste is a massive global problem; it’s expensive and environmentally disastrous.   Our expert panel will answer your questions and talk about how you can reduce food waste at home and how the food industry and governments can tackle the issue.

Our Panel:

Dr Yasemin Kor, Beckwith Professor of Management Studies, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
Dr Christian Reynolds, Senior Lecturer in Food, City, University of London.
Dr Karen Luyckx, Feedback Global.
Dr Phil Bayne, Baynes Nutrition.
Chaired by Professor James Wood, Head of the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.