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UN: a third of the world's food is dumped

A third of all food on the planet is thrown into the trash. Such data was published by the World Food Program — the body on food assistance in the UN system.

According to experts, the global economy is losing more than a trillion dollars every year. The organization announced the launch of a campaign whose main goal is to end the senseless waste of food. The UN urges taking good care of food, not to buy too much and not to throw away food.

Now in the world annually produce up to 4 billion tons of food. This could be enough for all the inhabitants of the planet, subject to the rational use of products and their fair distribution. At the same time, 1.3 billion tons of food is thrown away. In this regard, the UN proposes to reduce waste by using the simplest measures — by changing the storage conditions of products.

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