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50% of Food Wasted?


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, greenliving, food, waste )

Cher
- 673 days ago - greenerideal.com
A new report by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers has found that somewhere around "30 and 50 percent of all the food that's produced on the planet is lost and wasted without ever reaching human stomachs."



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Donna Hamilton (147)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 10:36 am
What a waste! Appalling when so many are hungry.

Noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

Justin M. (2)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 11:23 am
Noted
 

Lauren S. (13)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 11:24 am
So sad that people and companies are so wasteful! Supermarkets throw a ton of food into the garbage before it is ever expired.
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 4:19 pm
Noted.
 

Penny C. (80)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 4:46 pm
Shocking when so many are starving.
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 5:42 pm
what a waste, hard to believe its that much!
 

Julie E. (370)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 7:21 pm
Yes it's very shocking.
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 12:59 am
Just thinking about all that waste makes me sick. Think of all the people that could've used it.
 

Frans Badenhorst (556)
Friday January 18, 2013, 1:43 am
this is very very sad news...if that figure is accurate?........is it really that much?
 
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