Up to half of food produced isn't consumed, report finds

A study conducted by Britain's Institution of Mechanical Engineers found that as much as 2 billion tons of food is thrown out every year because of poor storage methods, consumers who buy too much and produce that is deemed not attractive enough to sell.

( Geraldine Wilkins / Los Angeles Times / January 10, 2013 )

A study conducted by Britain's Institution of Mechanical Engineers found that as much as 2 billion tons of food is thrown out every year because of poor storage methods, consumers who buy too much and produce that is deemed not attractive enough to sell.

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