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US falls behind in global drive to stop billions of dollars in food waste
WASHINGTON: Americans throw away up to 40 per cent of their food every
year, cramming landfills with at least $US165 billion ($158 billion)
worth of produce and meats at a time when hundreds of millions of people
suffer from chronic hunger globally, according to an analysis from the
Natural Resources Defence Council.