New Study Shows That Half Of World's Food Is Wasted : News Photo

New Study Shows That Half Of World's Food Is Wasted

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Sea food is displayed in a market on January 10, 2013 in New York City. A new London-based study by the The Institution of Mechanical Engineers found that as much as half of the food produced in the world ends up going to waste. The study found that irresponsible retailer and consumer behavior contributed to 1.2 billion to two billion of the four billion metric tons of food produced globally that goes uneaten. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Sea food is displayed in a market on January 10, 2013 in New York City. A new London-based study by the The Institution of Mechanical Engineers found that as much as half of the food produced in the world ends up going to waste. The study found that irresponsible retailer and consumer behavior contributed to 1.2 billion to two billion of the four billion metric tons of food produced globally that goes uneaten. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Sea food is displayed in a market on January 10 2013 in New York City... News Photo 159252474Business,Finance,Food,Health and Healthcare,Horizontal,Machinery,Market,New York City,Poverty,Sea,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Sea food is displayed in a market on January 10, 2013 in New York City. A new London-based study by the The Institution of Mechanical Engineers found that as much as half of the food produced in the world ends up going to waste. The study found that irresponsible retailer and consumer behavior contributed to 1.2 billion to two billion of the four billion metric tons of food produced globally that goes uneaten. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)