If food wastage was a country, it would be the third top emitter of CO2 emissions, coming in after the US and China.
40% of all edible food in the U.S. goes to waste, costing more than $165 billion each year.
More than 36 million tons of food waste was generated in 2011, 96% of which was thrown away into landfills or incinerators.
In Los Angeles alone, around 18 million pounds (9,000 tons) of food are disposed of every day.
As of May 2016, the national unemployment rate was 4.7%
(7.8 million people)
As of May 2016, California's unemployment rate was 5.2%
As of May 2016, the unemployment rate in Los Angeles was 4.5%
35.7% of adults were obese.
9.3% had diabetes.
31.4% had hypertension.
24.7% of adults were obese.
9.9% had diabetes.
28.7% had hypertension.
22.2% of adults were obese.
18.3% had diabetes.
49.5% had hypertension.