Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Increasing number of grocery stores in some areas could reduce food waste up to 9%

(Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Food waste is a big problem in the United States. According to the US Department of Agriculture, food waste is estimated at between 30-40 percent of the food supply. New research in the INFORMS journal Manufacturing & Service Operations Management finds that increasing the number of grocery stores in certain areas can drastically decrease waste.