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The Other Problem With Food Waste

Austin Bryniarski on the war on food waste.

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Episode Notes

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food.

This week, Austin Bryniarski joins Felix to discuss his theory that the war on food waste is a little too easy for everyone to get behind and might ultimately serve as a distraction from bigger environmental and social issues.

For more on this topic, read Bryniarski’s article “The War on Food Waste Is a Waste of Time” in the Outline.


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


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