On April 10, 2019 the leaders of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) signed a formal agreement with ReFED, Inc. to collaborate on efforts to reduce food waste in the United States. The agencies and ReFED agreed to develop approaches for measuring the success of food waste strategies, advance data collection and measurement efforts, and to participate in the Further with Food: Center for Food Loss and Waste, among other activities. The agreement was signed by EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, FDA Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas, and ReFED Chief of Staff Katy Franklin.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Formal Agreement Among The US EPA, US FDA, and USDA Relative to a Federal - Nongovernmental Organization: Formal Agreement with ReFED, Inc. in Order to Better Evaluate and Improve Upon Strategies to Reduce Food Loss and Waste (PDF)(5 pp, 266 K,
April 9, 2019)
A signed agreement among three federal agencies and the nongoverment organizations ReFed outlining closer cooperation on reducing food waste to achieve the national 2030 goal.