1. Canned Fish and Poultry – chicken or turkey; tuna or salmon packed in water.
  2. Canned Fruit and Vegetables – packed in own juice.
  3. Canned Stew, Chili, Brown Beans
  4. Peanut Butter
  5. Whole Grain Pasta
  6. Baby Formula and Food – iron-enriched formula; baby food jars of vegetables, fruit or meat; infant cereal such as oatmeal, barley or rice.
  7. Rice – Plain, brown, converted, or parboiled
  8. Canned Spaghetti Sauce
  9. Cereal – plain, fiber, non-sugar coated
  10. Canned Soup – vegetable, tomato, lentil, pea

These food items have been selected to reflect recommendations in Canada’s food guide.

Thank you for sharing what you can spare.

Have you ever been confused by the “best by,” “best before,” “use by,” or “sell by” dates stamped on your food? This is a common issue all over the world leaving lots of viable food to go to waste. The Global FoodBanking Network met this week to address this global problem and demonstrate how food banks are the ideal solution to food waste.