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Proposed Law Would Cut Back on Food Waste From Farm to Fridge

Published: 
Mon, 12/07/2015 (All day)

It has been nearly four years since the Natural Resources Defense Council published its landmark study on food waste in the United States. The exhaustive look at all the perfectly edible food that ends up in landfills—trashed on the farm or in the grocery store or left to rot in your fridge—found that 40 percent of what the country produces goes to waste.