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Plastic Waste, Food Safety and Food Waste: How Interconnected Are They?

Published 06-29-21

Submitted by The Consumer Goods Forum

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In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to fellow CGF colleagues Erica Sheward, Director of the Global Food Safety Initiative, and Ignacio Gavilan, Director of Sustainability, who leads the CGF’s Coalitions of Action on Plastic Waste and Food Waste. In this episode, they share how the complex issues they work across are interconnected and require a joined up approach from our industry to tackle them.

Listen to the episode here.

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