In this week’s News of Note, we look at three social good developments that are changing the way people eat, dispose of and consume their food.
Many babies born with disabilities in developing countries die from starvation because they cannot properly breast feed. The Nifty cup, developed at the nonprofit Path, are helping mothers feed their babies so that they can get the nutrition they need. (Upworthy)
Non-profit Drive Change is recruiting former inmates to work in a NYC food truck, helping these individuals get back on their feet and change the way we think about formerly incarcerated men. (Huffington Post)
The obsession with blemish-free produce has caused excessive food waste in the United States. In an effort to combat this, new technological advances, including an online marketplace called Cerplus, are connecting excess food with the companies and individuals who need it. (The Guardian)