ban on throwing away food at shops
I was at tesco express earlier. It was about 10.30pm, the shop closed at 11pm. there were bags and bags of baked goods being thrown away. They hadn't even been reduced. Why can't this food be given to local homeless shelters? Or even sold at very low costs, the money being donated to charities that help feed starving third world countries? The entire idea of throwing out perfectly good food is completely preposterous.
Jasamine Jackdaw commented
Captain obvious - yep I read that too. And of course Tesco (who are evil anyways) won't want you to think you can get your baked goods cheap at 10:30 they would much rather see them thrown away. It is, despicable.
chris hitchman commented
Totally agree with this cause. Good luck Amy!
amy reardon commented
good point.thanks for signing
Captain Obvious commented
i'm supporting your cause but already seen this somewhere else. Companies have to throw food out due to either company procedure or health & safety. For food to be passed on to a homeless shelter, then the company of whatever food product itis, has to sign an agreement with what ever shop is currently selling that item. As this costs money and is a complicated legal agreement, most superstores can't be bothered. I'll still sign mind.
Agreed, good luck am x
amy reardon commented
thanks for the comments and votes so far. let's hope they keep coming.
Ian Cyril Jenkins commented
best of luck amy! i work in the vale hotel and the ammount of food that oes to waste there is sick.
laura darling commented
a lot of places here in bristol give their food to a charity that feeds the homeless, its a fantastic scheme and EVERYwhere should do it...! makes perfect sence! well done amy! x
Sam Gwilliam commented
It's a sad state of affairs that they'd rather throw it away than give it away for free or sell it at a loss. I'm sure it's still perfectly good to eat at the time.
Steve Llew commented
Totally agree with you, the amount of food being wasted is obscene! These big franchises need to wise up and do something productive with what they consider waste as im sure many homeless shelters and other charity organisations can do alot to help benefit many people with it. Good luck amy!
Sueli De Carvalho commented
Hey Amy, i agree with what you are fighting for!!! i think it is about time some one does something about it. and whistle on the subject... what about food in restaurants and the wast of food they go through??? God bless xxx
Ricardo Pité commented
I'm with you Amy. If this is a way to do things to make someone big in Tesco or other shops to listen, so then u got all my approval.