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Food Waste on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

One of America’s greatest assets is its ability to produce abundant, affordable, safe food. One of our greatest shortcomings is that we waste about 40 percent of the food we produce. That’s 34 million tons of food, every year. Waste affects families, communities, industries, and of course, 49 million hungry Americans. Why do we waste so much, what are the consequences and what can be done about it? We’ll dig into the why’s and how’s of food waste on this episode of Town Hall Ohio.

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Joe Cornely 

Joe Cornely is senior director of corporate communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.