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Food Genero.us Connects Diners While Giving Back

Sure rating two people side by side on a hot-or-not website might be shallow, but with food you're really not hurting anyone's feeling. And with the case of FoodGenero.us, when you rate the food, you actually help people. FoodGenero.us is a new platform from the folks at Food Genius, which has created a vast database of restaurant dishes to track diner behavior.

The goal of FoodGenero.us is to let people have a little fun while helping feed the hungry. The clicks add up and when each user clicks on the app 12 times a meal gets donated to Feeding America. To start, Food Genius wants to donate 4,000 meals a month and help end hunger in the U.S. "Food Genero.us is just fun; it's kind of like a 'hot-or-not' for dishes," said Food Genius CEO Justin Massa. "We wanted to make something that was fun and addictive while at the same time helping to contribute funds to a great charity." Blowing off work for a few minutes during the day just got easier.

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