Statistically Speaking: A Wasteland of Food

By Bill Chameides

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An unconscionable amount of food is wasted around the globe. Here’s a look. (Sporkist/Flickr)

The amount of food we waste is enough to make you sick … many times over.

The latest installment [pdf] in the World Bank’s “Food Price Watch” series has just been released. If you’re a consumer — and when it comes to food, aren’t we all — there’s some good news: food prices between October 2013 and January 2014 have continued the modest decline that began last summer.

But the report documents some disturbing data as well: the huge amounts of food lost and wasted each year<a target=_blank …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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