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November 21, 2012 2:27 AM
Most Americans preparing for their big Thanksgiving meals would be shocked to learn that roughly 40 percent of the food produced in the country every year winds up in the trash. VOA’s Rosanne Skirble takes a closer look at food waste in America and how one group is working to reclaim that discarded food for those without enough to eat.

40 Percent of Food Produced in America Wasted

Published November 20, 2012

Most Americans preparing for their big Thanksgiving meals would be shocked to learn that roughly 40 percent of the food produced in the country every year winds up in the trash. VOA’s Rosanne Skirble takes a closer look at food waste in America and how one group is working to reclaim that discarded food for those without enough to eat.


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