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Prairie Fare: How to get a handle on food waste

I always feel bad when I throw away food, even when it is no longer edible.

Unfortunately, lots of food in the U.S. gets wasted every year. “Food waste” means that food is not eaten and is discarded. “Food loss” happens before food reaches us, and can happen during storage, processing and transportation.

Food waste can happen anywhere along the way in the food chain, including homes, grocery store...