Food Recovery Committee

About the committee

The AFDO Food Recovery Committee unites government regulators, industry officials, and other interested individuals to provide a forum to discuss and identify strategies that can be taken to prevent and divert wasted food.

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Committee Charges

Charge 1

Research the issue of date labeling as a barrier to food donation, track legislative activities related to date labeling of food, and identify potential solutions to this barrier.

Charge 2

Create a list of areas that federal guidance is needed to help facilitate more donations.

Charge 3

Surveying the food industry on their views of food donation and what would help to increase food recovery within their organizations.

Charge 4

Analyze industry survey data to develop framework for industry guidance specific to donated food.