Food Waste Bill 2010-12
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 14 March, 2012 | 14.03.2012
This Bill is being prepared for publication.
Latest news on the Food Waste Bill 2010-12The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress.
Summary of the Food Waste Bill 2010-12A Bill to require large food retailers and large food manufacturers to take steps to reduce food waste and donate surplus food to charities for redistribution and, where food is unfit for human consumption, to make it available for livestock feed in preference over disposal; to encourage and incentivise all other businesses and public bodies which generate food waste to donate a greater proportion of their surplus for redistribution; to protect from civil and criminal liability food donors and recipient agencies where food has been donated in good faith; and for connected purposes.
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