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A Spray-On, Food-Saving Film Could Help Prevent the Next Pandemic Food Crisis

Mountains of produce could be saved from the trash

Workers on a farm dumping out old cabbage food waste.
Photo: Westend61/Getty Images

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted food systems across the world. Travel restrictions have left bountiful harvests to rot unpicked as seasonal workers are unable to cross borders. Colorful mountains of produce are destined to decompose because…




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Jack McGovan

Jack McGovan

Freelance writer / Berlin based, UK born / Science, sustainability & future tech / Tweets @jack_mcgovan

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