Study Finds That Cutting Food Waste Could Feed One Billion Hungry People

October 19, 2012 by  
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Improving food security and availability is increasingly important as temperatures continue to rise , the population continues to grow and water becomes more precious . The focus often falls on techniques to increase crop yield or expand land use, but a recent study in the journal Science of the Total Environment focuses on a different factor: food waste. The study found that if we could just reduce food loss in the production chain by 50%, we could feed another one billion people with no other changes to food production. Read the rest of Study Finds That Cutting Food Waste Could Feed One Billion Hungry People Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Fertilizer use , food production , food supply , food waste , Global Food Chain , hunger , non-renewable resources , Water Resources , water use

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