Chellie Pingree

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Chellie Pingree

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Dear Colleague, 

By now you have received the invitation below to a briefing entitled, “International Perspectives on Food Waste.”  The briefing will be next Wednesday at 10 am in Room 2103 Rayburn HOB.  I hope you are able to join this important discussion as we explore
opportunities to reduce food waste.


Chellie Pingree 

Member of Congress


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

in conjunction with

the House Food Waste Caucus

invite you to

 a Congressional Briefing

International Perspectives on Food Waste


Wed, September 5, 2018

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Rayburn House Office Building

Room 2103

45 Independence Avenue Southwest

Washington, DC 20515


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in conjunction with the House Food Waste Caucus, invite you to a discussion about food waste reduction efforts around the world. We will highlight international success stories as examples of the
growing global movement to address food waste.


Kai Robertson, Senior Corporate Sustainability Adviser and Lead Adviser, Food Loss and Waste Protocol, World Resources Institute

Vimlendra Sharan, Director, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Liaison Office for North America

Giuliana Torta, Counsellor for Environment, Climate Action and Maritime Affairs, EU Delegation to the US

Lorenzo Terzi, Minister Counsellor for Health & Food Safety, EU Delegation to the US

Andrew Kessler, Senior Commercial Adviser, Waste, Biogas & Recycle, Danish Trade Council

Jon Shaw, Director, Global Communications & Sustainability at UTC Climate, Controls & Security

Related Legislative Issues

Selected legislative information: Agriculture, Environment, Foreign Affairs

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