To Toss or Not To Toss? Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste
Food waste has been a popular subject in recent years. Loss can occur at any point, from production on the farm to our personal tables. According to the USDA, 31% (133 billion pounds) of all food in the U.S. supply chain never gets eaten; this loss occurs at both the retail (43 billion pounds) and the consumer (90 billion pounds) levels. The top three food groups in terms of values lost are meat/poultry/fish, vegetables, and dairy products. Learn research-based practices that will help you, as a consumer, reduce your personal food loss, save money, and lessen your impact on the environment.