World wastes up to third of produced food, says World Bank

Blue and Green: As much as a third of all the food the world produces is never eaten, causing huge inefficiencies in economic, energy and natural resource use, according to a damning new report by the World Bank. The report, published earlier this week, found that between one-fourth and one-third of the nearly 4 billion tonnes of food produced for human consumption every year is lost or wasted. In the developed world, these losses translate to 750 to 1,500 calories per person, per day. Even in regions badly......

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