We waste enough food to feed the world’s 870 million hungry

A British report says that tackling food waste should be a priority, but figuring out where to start is difficult.
Food waste creates several problems. The average American wastes 40 percent of the food that comes into the home. All together, 60 metric tons of food, estimated at $162 billion, is wasted in the U.S. each year, says a new report, according to The New York Times. Waste and Resources Action Program (Wrap), a British anti-waste organization, released the report that estimates that a third of the food produced in the world is never eaten.

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