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Italy’s law for donation and distribution of food and pharmaceuticals to limit food waste

Programmes: Waste Policy
Publication types: Factsheet
Published: 19/11/2020
Size: 408.82 KB

In August 2016, Italy passed a law which aimed to reduce food waste at each step of the food supply chain with a strong focus on donation and distribution of food waste and pharmaceutical products. Instead of penalising, the law incentivises entities to donate or distribute food about to be wasted through tax rebates. Read more in our factsheet.

Available in English and Italian.

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