Every year, the planet loses nearly a third of its food — a staggering 1.4 billion tons. That’s according to a 2011 United Nations study that assessed food networks in 152 countries. (U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization)
Infographic: How the World Wastes Food
The researchers’ results reveal where in the food-supply chain farmers, engineers, and consumers might more effectively get edibles into mouths.
Sep 4, 2014
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