New French Law Feeds the  Hungry. 
 Should New Zealand do the same?

France has become the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away unsold food.

Instead of throwing it away, the food is instead donated to charities and food banks. This means that millions of  meals can be given to those in need.

Read about the ban here  and here

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People in France had different opinions about the ban.
Click here to read more about this.
Why aren't all supermarkets donating their food already? There are a few reasons that are holding them back. Read more about this here

Some people believe that New Zealand should also ban supermarket food waste.
One News asked the public to share their opinions about this matter. Read their responses here

New Zealand Supermarket officials have also spoken about the ban in France. Read what they have said about this here
There is more information about the Countdown Food Rescue initiative
Teachers Notes 
Danni Stone,
7 Apr 2016, 13:59