The ubiquity of food in the United States blinds the mind to a tragic fact: much of it is wasted. Exact numbers are elusive, but estimates suggest that at least a quarter and as much as half of the food produced in this country is never consumed. A panel of food experts convened by Climate One says that much of the waste is unnecessary.
Jonathan Bloom, Author, American Wasteland
Michael Dimock, President, Roots of Change
A.G. Kawamura, Former Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture