Americans waste $240 billion in food each year

Americans waste $240 billion in food each year

As per a new research, American households waste, on average, almost a third of the food they acquire. The wasted food aggregates to an estimated value of $240 billion annually, translating to an average household cost of about $1,866 per year.

David
David
Deadman 0_0
Deadman 0_0 3 months

Not sure if this is true. Restaurants might do this but how are they sure most households do this? Their sample size was only 4000 households. Don't we have like eighty million people in the U.S?

anthony
anthony 3 months

Not at my house. Between my wife and mother-in-law hardly anything goes in the garbage pale. And the meals are great! In this respect I'm a pretty lucky guy.

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