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Brussels: reducing waste first piece in food resource puzzle

To tackle pollution and climate change, policy-makers, NGOs and industry alike support more vegetables in Europeans' diets, while insisting on better use of resources and waste-management, EurActiv informs.

Vegetable-based foods such as potatoes, pulses and soy have a lower carbon footprint than animal products, which are responsible for about 33% of total greenhouse gas emissions for the food sector, according to a report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) from September