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Oct 17, 2018

Hungarians step in to help feed needy families on world food day

The amount of food produced globally is enough to feed for the entire worldwide population, but some 820 million people are permanently starving, while one third of the food products in richer nations ends up in the rubbish dump

Hungarians have stepped in to help feed needy families on world food day by donating products to worthy causes.

According to MTI, twenty-one Hungarian and international companies have collected food donations amounting to 30 tons to be distributed among the needy.

The initiative was organized by the Hungarian Food Bank and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), for the 13th time this year, to call public attention to the millions starving globally and warn against wasting food.

According to FAO, the amount of food produced globally is enough to feed for the entire worldwide population, but some 820 million people are permanently starving, while one third of the food products in richer nations ends up in the rubbish dump.