Is Consuming Ugly Produce the Solution to Food Waste?

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This past week my science class began discussing food waste. Our parents have always told us about it. But is throwing away food really that big of a problem? After learning more about the food industry, food waste is a huge problem. According to the USDA’s Economic Research Service, the US annually throws out about 35% of the food supply. That’s more than 133 billion pounds of food. Food waste is…

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