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New Numbers on US Food Waste

In case you missed Friday’s big news, the USDA released a new food waste study!┬áHere are some of the key findings combined with corresponding analysis. Finding: 31 percent of the available food supply at retail and consumer level were not eaten. What it means: Obviously, we’re wasting a lot of food! Yet, as the authors [...]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Household, Stats | Comments closed

New Estimates for a New Era

It’s not every year you get a new USDA study on food waste! 2011 is off to a great start with the recent release of Consumer-Level Food Loss Estimates and Their Use in the ERS Loss-Adjusted Food Availability Data. It’s a mouthful, for sure. So what does it mean/contain? In short, the publication updates the [...]

January 5, 2011 | Posted in Household, Institutional, Restaurant, Stats | Comments closed
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