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About 21 percent of the American food supply goes to waste, with much at the consumer level in restaurants and homes. But the choice to throw out leftovers may often be a rational one based on time and food safety, according to research from Purdue University economist Jayson Lusk. (Purdue Agricultural Communication photo/Tom Campbell)​

Wasting food may be safe, reasonable decision for some

Around 21 percent of the American sustenance supply is squandered by buyers at home and in eateries, however little is thought concerning why. As the...
Fifth of world's food lost to over-eating and waste

Fifth of world’s food lost to over-eating and waste

The world population consumes only 10 percent more food than it needs. Almost 1.3 billion tons food gets wasted or lost in the overall world....