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By the numbers: Food Waste

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Did you know: 

  • 1/3 of all food globally is wasted.
  • 40 percent of food grown or raised in the U.S. is not eaten.
  • 25 percent of all freshwater and 300 million barrels of oil are used to produce food that is wasted.
  • $250 billion is lost globally every year.
  • Food costs have increased 42 percent during the last ten years.

(Source: LearnPath)

 

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