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Integrity Food

Definition:

Integrity foods are produced in ways that are consistent with community values, principles, and beliefs. This term implies a global perspective on food issues, from soil to plate; it goes beyond food safety in capturing all aspects of food production, methods of procurement, and the means of distribution.

Example of Integrity Food :

Communities that cares about social justice and environmental issues in the food sector turn to community gardens where they can grow integrity food that are in accordance to their community’s values.
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More than 96 billion lbs of edible "surplus" food is thrown away in the US each year. It is estimated that almost 27% of our food supply is wasted.