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Global Food Waste A Pandemic Problem For The Future
2013-04-08 10:08:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans this weekend, keynote speaker John Floros said that feeding the world has to include reducing food waste in developed countries. Referring to agricultural innovations that began in the 1960s, Floros said, "We will need another 'Green Revolution' to feed the world by 2050. That will mean scientific innovations, such as new strains of the big...


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