‘I found enough meat to feed an entire community’: TikToker finds cases of food thrown out before best-by date while dumpster-diving at Whole Foods

 TikToker tape-records the pounds of unopened food she discovered in a Whole Foods dumpster

Dumpster-diving videos are ending up being more popular on TikTok as individuals start to understand the variety of unused items that are discarded by shops.

A dumpster-diving video that is presently going viral on the platform reveals the quantity of food that user @dumpsterdivingfreegan discovered in a dumpster beyond Whole Foods.

” Dumpster diving at Whole Foods is absolutely nothing like I’ve ever seen prior to,” the TikToker, who boasts over 330,000 fans, begins. “Every time I concern this specific shop, I discover cases of natural food that is tossed out well prior to its ‘finest by date.'”

She declares that she discovered “sufficient meat to feed a whole neighborhood” as she showcases items, varying from meats to unopened containers of guacamole and yogurt. The developer then goes on to state that due to the fact that it was cold outdoors, all of the food is still excellent to consume. When contributing it, she clarified in the remarks area that she has actually been dumpster-diving for 2 years now and makes sure to inform individuals where the food came from.

@dumpsterdivingfreegan states that she has actually “never ever seen any discount rate sticker labels on any of the products that Whole Foods has actually tossed out.”


The video, which was published 2 days earlier, presently has more than 2 million views on TikTok and near to 3 million on Twitter . Some audiences on both platforms state they are existing Whole Foods workers which they aren’t permitted to take any food house without paying.

One individual quote-tweeted the video on Twitter and composed, “I got fired from Whole Foods due to the fact that I took house the bagels and muffins that they were going to include the garbage. They likewise discarded roughly 8 pizzas every night and informed the hot foods department they’’d get fired if they consumed some without paying initially.”

A representative for Whole Foods informed the Daily Dot in a phone interview that it is not a business policy to discard unused items. The representative likewise sent out an e-mail stating Whole Foods contributes “countless pounds of nonperishable and disposable food to regional food banks and food rescue companies throughout the United States.”

” Since 2013, Whole Foods Market has actually contributed roughly 180M pounds of food through our Grocery Rescue Program.   This corresponds to around 150,000,000 meals   for individuals in requirement in our regional neighborhoods. In 2020 alone, Whole Foods Market contributed over 27 million meals to food rescue and redistribution programs across the country,” the e-mail continued.

The Daily Dot has actually connected to @dumpsterdivingfreegan.

The post ‘‘ I discovered enough meat to feed a whole neighborhood’’: TikToker discovers cases of food thrown away prior to best-by date while dumpster-diving at Whole Foods appeared initially on The Daily Dot .


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