Food Waste in Canada Equals Sandwiches A Year (Or Every Day) Per Person. -- and this is true for every developed nation -- the fear of global famine is based on a myth -- we only need to stop wasting what we have so that everyone has enough.
The NRDC thinks food expiration dates in the U. are not linked closely enough to actual food safety concerns, which is leading to unnecessary food waste (which unnecessarily stresses limited resources like our water supply).
Globally, roughly one-third of the food produced for human consumption, about billion tonnes per year, is lost or wasted (Gustavsson et al. Producing this much food accounts for of human-generated greenhouse gas emissions (Vermeulen et al.