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    Supermarket Waste Law Poses New Challenges for French Charitiesi
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    March 07, 2016 10:12 AM
    A new law passed in February makes France the world’s first country to ban supermarket waste, forcing large stores to give edible food to charity.  The legislation takes a bite out of the roughly seven million tons of food wasted in France yearly — mostly by consumers. But, as Lisa Bryant reports for VOA from Paris, it’s only the first step.

    Supermarket Waste Law Poses New Challenges for French Charities

    Published March 07, 2016

    A new law passed in February makes France the world’s first country to ban supermarket waste, forcing large stores to give edible food to charity.  The legislation takes a bite out of the roughly seven million tons of food wasted in France yearly — mostly by consumers. But, as Lisa Bryant reports for VOA from Paris, it’s only the first step.


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