Millions of pounds.
The ecumenical society estimates that 461.5 million pounds of food that would have been left to rot were recovered by 250,000 of their volunteers over the past quarter-century. That translates into about 1.4 billion servings of food, from Texas yams to California oranges.
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|Title Annotation:||GOOD NEWS; Food aid|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Aug 1, 2005|
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