Friday , 20 October 2017


Fact #6: America – A Super Rich Country With Supersized Hunger Pangs and Supersized Waste

 

Fact #6: Americans wasted enough food in 2010 to fill 91 Empire State Buildings (33.79 million tons) which was up 16% from a decade ago. The average American wastes 209 to 254 pounds of edible food each year. Meanwhile, more than 17 million American households were considered “food insecure” in 2010, meaning it was difficult to provide enough food for everyone in the family. 46 million Americans, about one in seven people, relied on food stamps.

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This is the 6th in a series* of 100 facts about big issues facing Americanvoters which are being presented by www.FaceTheFactsUSA.org every day until the election to help Americans debunk myths, hold better conversations, get involved, and make choices as smarter citizens.

Fact#6* Released: Aug. 4, 2012 Life in America 

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Previous Facts:

1. Fact #1: Revenue Does Not Cover Core US Programs

2. Fact #2: The U.S. Has the Highest Corporate Tax Rate in the World

3. Fact #3: Overspending on Education in U.S. Doesn’t Buy Genius

4. Fact #4 from FaceTheFactsUSA.org: Twice the Time Now Spent in Traffic Congestion vs. 2010

5. Fact #5: 44% of Jobless Are Unemployed Longer Than 6 Months!