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Food Waste Costs Americans $165 Billion Annually

Your eyes are too big for your stomach!

The United States seems to have a severe issue wasting food.  Studies show that Americans waste approximately $165 Billion in food each year.  That comes out to about $2,200 wasted per household.  That quantity comes out to about 33 million tons of food or 66,000,000,000 lbs (that’s a lot of zeros).  Americans have apparently subconsciously adopted the, “If I can’t have it nobody can,” mentality.

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