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Waste : uncovering the global food scandal / Tristram Stuart.

by Stuart, Tristram.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N. Y. : W. W. Norton & Company, c2009Description: xxii, 451 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780393068368.Subject(s): Food industry and trade -- Waste minimization | Food industry and trade -- Waste disposal | Recycling (Waste, etc.)DDC classification: 363.8 S932 Summary: In "Waste," Stuart points out that farmers, manufacturers, supermarkets, and consumers in North America and Europe discard between 30 and 50 percent of their food supplies--enough to feed all the world's hungry three times over. Traveling from China to New York, from Pakistan to Japan, Stuart encounters grotesque examples of profligacy--but also inspiring innovations--to the global food crisis.
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Selected Accessions / Accessions choisies 363.8 S932 (Browse shelf) Available

June 2010 Selected Accessions List.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-431) and index.

In "Waste," Stuart points out that farmers, manufacturers, supermarkets, and consumers in North America and Europe discard between 30 and 50 percent of their food supplies--enough to feed all the world's hungry three times over. Traveling from China to New York, from Pakistan to Japan, Stuart encounters grotesque examples of profligacy--but also inspiring innovations--to the global food crisis.

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