30-50% of world food production never reaches human stomachs

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From the Institution of Mechanical Engineers; a puzzling, sad report:

Yet due to poor practices in harvesting, storage and transportation, as well as market and consumer wastage, it is estimated that 30–50% (or 1.2–2 billion tonnes) of all food produced never reaches a human stomach.

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One thought on “30-50% of world food production never reaches human stomachs

    blh said:
    March 1, 2013 at 11:49 AM

    I knew it! Thanks for posting.

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