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Curbing Food Waste

It's estimated that a little more than a third of the food produced around the world -- 1.3 billion tons worth -- is lost or wasted annually. In the U.S., we toss almost half our food, mostly "close to the fork," or at the consumption stage. Developing nations tend to have issues with losses "close to the farm," with harvest and storage. We talk about new initiatives to change attitudes and help mitigate food waste.

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