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"Upcycled food: A sustainable second chance for food loss and waste" by Edward Spang in The Hill

Have you ever eaten a banana-peel sandwich?  FST Assistant Professor Ned Spang has, and he uses what he describes as a "pleasantly surprising...palate-expanding experience" in an invited opinion piece in The Hill, April 22, 2021, "Upcycled food: A sustainable second chance for food loss and waste", in which he details how upcycling food can tackle the problems of food waste, the supply chain and, ultimately, the environment - all while keeping the “triple bottom line," the combined economic, social and environmental return on investment in mind and by using novel food waste products.  

Thank you to Ned for the timely story for Earth Day 2021! 

You can read the full story here:  https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/549690-upcycled-food-a-sustainable-second-chance-for-food-loss-and-waste?rl=1