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EPISODE OVERVIEW On this episode we explore the world of coatings on fresh produce. Unravel the mysteries behind companies like Apeel, their patents, and safety concerns. Discover the importance of understanding wax coatings on fruits, the debate over keeping peels for nutrition, and the truth about Apeel's ingredients and funding. We delve into various coating types, safety concerns, and how we can make healthy food choices. Let’s dive in! “It's crucial to inform consumers about the presence of wax on their produce. Being aware empowers us to make informed decisions about our food choices’’ -Chef Mareya “Even organic...
EP 111 - Reduce, Reuse and Upcycle - Preventing Waste and Driving Innovation with the Upcycled Food Association
EP 111 of Recipes For Your Best Life Podcast - Reduce, Reuse and Upcycle - Preventing Waste and Driving Innovation with the Upcycled Food Association and CEO Angie Crone
Industry Expert & Trend Watcher Chef Mareya Shares Her ‘Cool 10 Trends’ in Sustainability for Earth Month New products, services and habit shifts can help prevent the number one cause of methane emissions According to the USDA, around 40% of all food produced in the US is thrown out, translating to over 133 billion pounds and over $161 billion worth of loss. Food waste is the single most common material landfilled and incinerated in the U.S. and the largest contributor of methane emissions. Food waste is burning up the planet. Chef Mareya, Mareya Ibrahim, is a 28+ year veteran of...
EPISODE OVERVIEW The episode discusses the alarming amount of food waste in the US and the resulting environmental impacts, including greenhouse gas emissions and methane emissions from landfills. It emphasizes the need to take action to reduce food waste and highlights the role of a company called Eat Cleaner in removing harmful residue and keeping produce out of landfills. The episode also mentions the movement towards rescuing imperfect or "ugly" produce and companies like Misfits Market that deliver discounted grocery items to reduce waste. Use code EATCLEANER15 for $15 off your first order when you spend $35 or more Code: EATCLEANER15 “Our waste...