Talking Turkey on Food Waste

The United States government recently established the nation's first ever waste reduction goal.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) combined to establish the goal and will lead a partnership with the private sector, charitable organizations, faith-based organizations, and local, state and tribal governments to reduce food loss and waste to improve overall food security and conserve natural resources.

With Thanksgiving around the corner, here are some fast facts about the current state of food waste in the United States.