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GLRPPR Sector Resource: U.S. Food System Factsheet

Title:
U.S. Food System Factsheet

Abstract:
Americans enjoy a diverse abundance of low-cost food, spending a mere 10% of disposable income on food. However, store prices do not reflect the external costs --economic, social, and environmental--that impact the sustainability of the food system. Considering the full life cycle of the U.S. food system illuminates the connection between consumption behaviors and production practices.

URL:
http://css.umich.edu/sites/default/files/U.S._Food_System_Factsheet_CSS01-06_e2017.pdf

Source:
Center for Sustainable Systems - University of Michigan

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
August 2017

Associated Sectors:

  P2Rx

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