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The Progressive Increase of Food Waste in America and Its Environmental Impact

  • Kevin D. Hall mail,

    kevinh@niddk.nih.gov (KDH); carsonc@niddk.nih.gov (CCC)

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Biological Modeling, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Juen Guo,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Biological Modeling, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Michael Dore,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Biological Modeling, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Carson C. Chow mail

    kevinh@niddk.nih.gov (KDH); carsonc@niddk.nih.gov (CCC)

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Biological Modeling, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: November 25, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007940

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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 06 Jan 2012 at 19:04 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Daily Mail
Title: “Average American consumes one ton of food a year while equating a gallon of soda a week | Mail Online”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 08 Jun 2012 at 21:49 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Deseret News
Title: “The food money pit: How food waste costs thousands and how to stop it | Deseret News”
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PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 24 Aug 2012 at 21:46 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: KTAR.com
Title: “Despite recession, food waste continues - Phoenix News - KTAR.com”
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RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 07 Dec 2012 at 21:56 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Science Media Centre Australia
Title: “RAPID ROUNDUP: Environmental impacts of increased food waste - Experts respond - AusSMC - Australian Science Media Centre”
http://www.smc.org.au/200...

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RE: RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 14 Jan 2013 at 17:33 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Live Science
Title: “Americans Toss Out 40 Percent of All Food | LiveScience”
http://www.livescience.co...

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