Nearly Half of U.S. Seafood Supply is Wasted, Study Shows

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Sep
25

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As much as 47 percent of the edible US seafood supply is lost each year, mainly from consumer waste, new research suggests. The findings come as food waste in general has been in the spotlight and concerns have been raised about the sustainability of the world’s seafood resources.

In the U.S. and around the world, people are being advised to eat more seafood, but overfishing, climate change, pollution, habitat destruction and the use of fish for other purposes besides human consumption threaten the global seafood supply…

Read Full Article, Science Daily

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