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Misplaced Outrage About Food Waste

Half of all food waste in the developed world happens at the consumer end – that is, we throw the food that we’ve purchased or grown away for some reason or another. It spoiled from mishandling, it gets wasted, or for some other reason goes uneaten. We’re rarely conscious of this – just as we…

The subject of food waste is not sexy. Anyone faced with the statistic that we waste 40% of our food in America is almost certainly appalled – for a second or two. But they also probably stop thinking about it just a tiny second later, probably after a moment of thinking “not us, though.” And…