Local lawmakers a work to prevent food waste

December 13, 2019, 11:51 am EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC- (WTAT-TV) – BROOKE SCHWIETERS- Millions of pounds of food go to waste every year, according to the nonprofit organization, Feed America.

Local lawmakers have established a new bill hoping it would encourage restaurant owners to donate their leftovers rather than disposing of them. However, Representative Wendell Gilliard says, “ it’s not always that simple.”

FOX 24 correspondent Brooke Schwieters has more on the possible liabilities restaurant owners could face.