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Global food: Waste not, want not

Thursday, June 20, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Janice Kim
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http://www.porknetwork.com/blogs/Global-Food-Waste-Not-Want-No-212149881.html?aid=190911091&author=JoAnn+Alumbaugh

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The solutions, in large part, lie in minimizing food waste, both in developed countries as well as emerging/developing countries. Do the basic math: If we can feed 6 billion people on 2 to 2.8 billion tons of food, we should be able to feed 9 to 10 billion people on a little more than 4 billion tons. If we’re presently wasting 30 to 50 percent of the food we produce, and we identify ways to minimize that loss, not only can we feed more people on what is already being produced, but we can radically reduce pressure on water, energy and land-use as well…


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