Some are still going to bed hungry

Noble effort: The Lost Food Project regularly collects and distributes surplus fruits and vegetables from Pasar Borong KL, the nation’s largest wholesale supplier, preventing fresh produce from being thrown into a landfill to rot.

PETALING JAYA: Food banks are seeing a greater demand for help as more Malaysians are pushed into food insecurity, say non-governmental organisations involved in the movement.

The Lost Food Project general manager Mohd Syazwan Mokhtar said there was an urgent need for everyone to reflect on the food consumption culture as “we are already wasting higher than the global average per household, while some in the community are still going to bed hungry”.

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