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Learn The Facts About Food Insecurity! (Part I)

12/13/2016 at 2:53 | Posted by Willy J. // Staff Writer
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Let’s break down food insecurity…

-More than 37 Million tons of food waste was generated in 2013

-48 million Americans live in food insecure households, about 73,000 of those people live in Mecklenburg County.

-Food is the largest stream of materials in household trash.

-Food loss and waste totals $161 billion dollars.

-31 percent of available food goes uneaten in the US

Which is the most alarming fact? Let us know in the Comment Section below!

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