Wasted Food: U.S. Consumers' Reported Awareness, Attitudes, and Behaviors

  title={Wasted Food: U.S. Consumers' Reported Awareness, Attitudes, and Behaviors},
  author={Roni Neff and Marie L. Spiker and Patricia L. Truant and Andrea S. Wiley},
  booktitle={PloS one},
The U.S. wastes 31 to 40% of its post-harvest food supply, with a substantial portion of this waste occurring at the consumer level. Globally, interventions to address wasted food have proliferated, but efforts are in their infancy in the U.S. To inform these efforts and provide baseline data to track change, we performed a survey of U.S. consumer awareness, attitudes and behaviors related to wasted food. The survey was administered online to members of a nationally representative panel (N=1010… CONTINUE READING


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