Saiom Shriver

Gold Star - 21,196 Points (Ohio)

French Food - Poem by Saiom Shriver

To the hungry,
the French give food,
thinking to toss
grocery produce
is very rude.

Topic(s) of this poem: food


Poet's Notes about The Poem

In the US local health departments have required the destruction of perfectly fine produce.

Connecticut and other states are changing that
http: //www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp? a=2714&q=531602&deepNav_GID=1645

French mandate saving produce for those in need
http: //www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/22/france-to-force-big-supermarkets-to-give-away-unsold-food-to-charity

13 ways to stop wasting food
http: //toat.com/13-ways-to-stop-wasting-food/

Raymond Avrutis, DC activist, for years has been writing articles about collection of food from restaurants to give to the poor.

http: //www.eatinecuador.com/images/WM-Variety-Display-Fruits2-Inaquito-Market.jpg

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 3, 2015



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