America can’t stop wasting food

The Takeaway

If all the food that Americans waste were measured, it would amount to the equivalent of 350 million barrels of oil a year. That’s about 70 times the amount of oil in the BP Gulf oil spill. Jonathan Bloom the author of a new book called “American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of its Food, and What We Can Do About It,” talks about Americans’ wasteful habits and what we can do to change them.

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