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U.S. per capita food carbon footprint in 2017, by key food type

Per capita carbon footprint of food in the U.S. in 2017, by select product type (in kilograms of carbon dioxide per year)*

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Supplementary notes

* Calculated through the amount of food supplied for consumption and how many kgs of CO2 per kg of produce, per person annually.

Pork = 3.54 kg
Poultry= 1.07 kg
Beef = 30.86 kg
Lamb & Goat = 35.02 kg
Fish = 1.60 kg
Eggs = 0.92 kg
Milk – including cheese = 1.42 kg
Wheat & Wheat Products = 0.19 kg
Rice = 1.28 kg
Soybeans = 0.45 kg
Nuts – including Peanut Butter = 1.77 kg

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