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independent.co.uk - 5 readers - A group of international chefs has launched an effort to tackle the widespread hunger problem in Rio de Janeiro by cooking surplus food donated from the Olympic Village and serving it to impoverished residents. The 31st Olympic Games in the Brazilian city have faced major criticism as the country struggles through a massive economic crisis.
independent.co.uk - They don’t accept unsightly potatoes in the Olympic Village - even when there are 18,000 athletes, coaches and officials to feed each day. So they discard them, along with any fruit which is a little too soft and the tons of bread, tomatoes, cabbage, pasta and apples which go unused. They’re all a wasted by-product of the need to feed the fastes...
wsj.com - Some online publishers and developers were surprised when Facebook cut off access to information they use help to gauge the performance of content across the social network. Facebook says the halted data was an unintended glitch that it’s trying to fix.