Campaigner, Tristram Stuart
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Rejected supermarket food feeds 5,000

Wonky carrots, misshapen potatoes and tonnes of food rejected by the supermarkets are to be used to give 5,000 people a free lunch.

The event in Trafalgar Square in London aims to prove that a lot of the food binned in the UK could have been eaten.

Official figures released this week suggest the average British family wastes £680 worth of food a year.

Organisers want people to sign a pledge promising to reduce their food waste and asking businesses to do the same.

Campaigner, Tristram Stuart says we are currently wasting around a third of the world's food supply.

  • 18 Nov 2011
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