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Current Event December 2, 2014

Grocery Food Waste


The produce sections at grocery stores are full of fresh fruits and vegetables ready to buy. But what happens to the produce that isn’t purchased? Spotted bananas and wilted lettuce become food waste every day, whether it is in grocery stores before it is sold or in your own refrigerator afterwards. Listen to learn why 86 billion pounds of food are thrown away each year and what some stores and organizations are doing to cut down on this waste.

Economics Health Nutrition

Story Length: 4:09

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Harvest Public Media/KBIA

AIR DATE: 09/25/2014


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