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Wasted Food

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Hour 2

Americans waste a lot of food.  Some studies say a quarter of all our food gets thrown away while other research shows as much as half gets trashed. Either way that’s a lot of wasted food says journalist and food waste expert JONATHAN BLOOM, enough to end world hunger. Bloom has a new book out called American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food. He talks with Marty about why so much food gets tossed out and how to reduce all the waste.

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