Conversation topic Thursday 6th and Friday 7th October 2016


Food waste

Many people around the world throw away food that’s still good enough to eat. This food waste could feed millions.

Rob and Finn discuss why some of us are tempted to buy more food than we need and what attempts are being made to reduce the amount of wasted food.

This week’s question:

According to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation, what percentage of food is wasted?

  1. a)            25%
  2. b)            33%
  3. c)            50%

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.