U.S. consumers' agreement with food waste statements 2014

Agreement of U.S. adults on statements about food waste as of April 2014

U.S. consumers' agreement with food waste statements 2014 This statistic shows the agreement of consumers in the United States regarding food waste as of April 2014. The survey revealed that 65 percent of respondents worry about food poisoning.
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Agreement of U.S. adults on statements about food waste as of April 2014

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Share of respondents
I worry about food poisoning65%
I want to eat only the freshest foods60%
I compost uneaten food, so it doesn't bother me*41%
I don't think the food I throw away costs much money37%
Food breaks down the landfill, so it doesn't bother me35%
My individual actions would not make much difference32%
Others in the household do not like eating older food28%
I don't have enough time to prevent food waste15%
Share of respondents
I worry about food poisoning65%
I want to eat only the freshest foods60%
I compost uneaten food, so it doesn't bother me*41%
I don't think the food I throw away costs much money37%
Food breaks down the landfill, so it doesn't bother me35%
My individual actions would not make much difference32%
Others in the household do not like eating older food28%
I don't have enough time to prevent food waste15%
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This statistic shows the agreement of consumers in the United States regarding food waste as of April 2014. The survey revealed that 65 percent of respondents worry about food poisoning.
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