One in ten people in Ireland siffers from food poverty. However one million tonnes of food is wasted here each year.
Food waste is a global problem and the French Government has just passed a law forcing large supremarkets to donate any food they don't sell to charities, ir else face large fines or possible jail time.
And there are now moves to bring similar regualtions across Europe so could such a law help get food to those who need it here in Ireland?
Joining Sean from our Cork studio was Catriona Twomey, coordinator of Cork Penny Dinners and in studio Iseult Ward, Co-Founder of the food sharing app Food Cloud.
Read More: France to force big supermarkets to give unsold food to charities, Angelique Chrisafis, The Guardian, 22nd May 2015
Read More: Tesco expands charity food scheme, BBC.com, 4th June 2015
Read More: Tesco launch 'Food cloud' app, Irish Independent, 29th Nov 2014
Read More: One million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland every year, Cliodhna Russell, The Journal, 23rd Mar 2015
Read More: Should It Be Illegal for Supermarkets to Waste Food? Edward Delman, The Atlantic, 29th May 2015