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Nov 25, 2009 ... We found that US per capita food waste has progressively increased by ∼50% since 1974 reaching more than 1400 kcal per person per day or 150 trillion kcal per year. Food waste now accounts for more than one quarter of the total freshwater consumption and ∼300 million barrels of oil per year.

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Oct 8, 2014 ... The Growing Price Gap between More and Less Healthy Foods: Analysis of a Novel Longitudinal UK Dataset .... We produced a dataset with detailed nutrient content per 100 g and 11 years of data on price per 1000 kcal which would allow us to analyse price changes over time in relation to nutrient content ...

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For example, as many as 97% of high schools and 82% of middle schools have vending machines compared to only 17% of elementary schools (Gordon et al 2007a) ... More recently, there has been debate in the US Congress over enacting an amendment to the farm bill that would further restrict the sale of unhealthy foods ...

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Jun 10, 2015 ... Media stories about wasted food commonly share Hall et al.'s (2009) estimate that 40% of the nation's post-harvest food supply is wasted. As shown in Table 2, 45% of respondents provided this 40% figure, with most others providing lower estimates. Estimates of average household food waste in the U.S. ...

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the United States (CDC, 2013b). According to Food-. Net2010 data (CDC, 2011), the incidence in the United. States of infection from Salmonella and Vibrio has in- ..... Park et al. (2012) reported that the combination of 300 mg/kg NaOCl and 1,000 mg/ kg TDS were more effective in eliminating Aeromonas hydrophila in squid ...