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Americans Eat Nearly a Ton of Food Per Year (infographic)

Food consumption has been on the rise in recent decades, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Food consumption has been on the rise in recent decades, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (Image credit: Ross Toro, LiveScience Contributor)
Ross Toro
Ross Toro is a contributing infographic artist for Live Science. He specializes in explanatory graphics that deal with science topics. Ross is a former art director of the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and United Press International. He teaches Filipino martial arts when not dabbling in cartoons and animation.