Apr 25, 2017 @5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Creating Something from Nothing? Market Opportunities for Food “Waste”
Jonathan Deutsch, Ph.D., professor of food science at Drexel University, will share his work on a project focuses upon preventing food loss at supermarkets and processors in the US and channeling this food stream in new and efficient ways to those experiencing hunger and food insecurity.
Researchers at Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, Cabrini College and the US Environmental Protection Agency developed comprehensive food system-sensitive methodology has been developed to divert food that would otherwise be disposed of in landfills. This talk showcases some products and processes of the Drexel Food Lab and encourages students to lend their expertise in this area.