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Parliamentary question - P-007114/2017Parliamentary question

Food waste

Question for written answer P-007114-17
to the Commission
Rule 130
Daciana Octavia Sârbu (S&D)

In 2015, the EU set itself the target of halving food waste by 2030. The Commission has estimated that 70% of food waste is generated at home.

It has created a platform to design ways to limit food waste and develop good practice guides for food donations to charities, but at the same time there are over 2 500 homeless people on the streets of Brussels in need of food.

Since the EU should seen as an authority which does not only lay down the rules, but also implements them in its own backyard, can the Commission state: