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Food waste contributes to food insecurity. Food that is produced but never eaten is considered food loss or food waste, which occurs throughout the entire supply chain!

i Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) World Food Summit (1996). In Trade Reforms and Food Security.  

ii Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) et al (2019). The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World: Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Turndowns.   

iii Tarasuk, V. & A. Mitchell (PROOF) (2020). Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2017-18.  

iv Tarasuk, V. & A. Mitchell (PROOF) (2020). Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2017-18.  

v Tarasuk, V. & A. Mitchell (PROOF) (2020). Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2017-18. 

vi Pelletier, N. et al. (September 2018). “Sustainability in the Canadian Egg Industry: Learning from the Past, Navigating the Present, Planning the Future.” Sustainability 10 (10): 3524.  

vii Legesse, G. et al. (December 2015). “Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Canadian Beef Production in 1981 as Compared with 2011.” Animal Production Science 56(3): 153-168.  

viii Government of Canada (June 28, 2019). “Taking Stock: Reducing Food Loss and Waste in Canada.”  

ix Government of Canada (June 28, 2019). “Taking Stock: Reducing Food Loss and Waste in Canada.”  

x Value Chain International, Inc. & Second Harvest Food Rescue (no date). The Avoidable Crisis of Food Waste: Technical Report.  

xi Government of Canada. (June 28, 2019). “Taking Stock: Reducing Food Loss and Waste in Canada.”  

xii Egg Farmers of Canada (February 19, 2016). “From the Farm to Your Table: An Overview of Canada’s Egg Industry.” 

xiii CropLife Canada (2020).  

xiv Ghanem, Z. & P. Cross (2008). "Food Prices: A Boon for Producers, a Buffer for Consumers." Canadian Economic Observer, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 11-010-X, 21(6). 

xvCropLife Canada (2015). The Value of Plant Science Innovations to Canadians.  

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