With over 16 million children in America struggling with hunger, it’s hard to imagine that 40 percent of food produced in the U.S. goes to waste, according to official figures released by the Natural Resources Defense Council.
This is why one of Empowering Everyday Women Ministries’ favorite Christian chefs and philanthropists, Ayesha Curry, is continuing her great work with Glad Products by specifically zoning in on ways to reduce food waste.
In a new Instagram post, the New York Times best-selling author of The Seasoned Life cookbook told followers she is “proud” of her collaboration with the company that specializes in trash bags and plastic food storage containers.
“I’m committed to loving food more to waste it less,” added the wife of Golden State Warriors player Stephen Curry whose efforts to reduce wastefulness in America is critical.
Did you know that American families throw out approximately 25% of the food and beverages they buy, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council’s report?
This has to stop.
“Food represents a small portion of many Americans’ budgets, making the financial cost of wasting food too low to outweigh the convenience of it,” the 2012 report—the most recent one released—says. “This issue of wasted food is simply not on the radar of many Americans, even those who consider themselves environment- or cost-conscious.”
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SOURCE: EEW Magazine