Those of us who stockpiled all manner of perishables in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy and then lost power for days know the futility of the exercise. After the lights went out we likely wondered if there were some better way to protect our food supplies long enough to actually use them. Somehow these inconveniences seem slight when compared to the urgency of 1.6 billion people in the developing world living with no refrigeration and the prevailing threat that hunger presents, the world’s number one health risk. As much as an astounding 30% of the world’s food supply is lost to spoilage each year.
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