Food Policies to Tackle Food Waste: A Classification

  • Ludovica PrincipatoEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science book series (BRIEFSENVIRONMENTAL)


Food waste definitely represents a threat for the sustainability of our food systems. Recently governments are starting to be aware of it and are implementing promising food policies. Indeed, in this chapter we will seek to highlight the most relevant international policies put forward to curb the phenomenon and to classify them, according to the most effective food policy measures.


Food waste Food waste policies Policy measures Sustainable food systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business StudiesRoma Tre UniversityRomeItaly

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