Food waste is a big issue in the USA. An estimated 40% of the available food supply is wasted—that is 100 billion pounds of food.
Food waste is also considered an environmental problem, because it releases methane into the atmosphere—a global warming gas with twenty times the impact of CO2.
Food loss and waste occurs in all aspects of production. Click and learn how to save your food
So what can we as consumers do to make a difference? We can reduce the amount of food that is wasted in our kitchen by knowing the best way to store vegetables, fruits, meats and more by doing that they will be keep fresh for longer and retain more of their nutritional value.
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Waste no more, here’s how to store your food