02/03/2016 3:36 AM AEDT

This Is The First Country To Ban Its Supermarkets From Throwing Away Food

The law will allow 10 million more people to be fed on a regular basis.

France has found a way to fight global food waste, and it starts within its own grocery stores. In the video above, learn how France is requiring large supermarkets across the country to give away food that hasn't sold or is about to expire. 

Photo galleryFood Waste: What You Can Do See Gallery