ACK! I Don't Know If I Can Throw Away Last Week's Pasta Now.

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You've heard it before: We throw away a lot of food. But if statistics about hunger and food waste aren't compelling enough to get you to eat your leftovers, this video's got some fresh ways of looking at the issue.

Be sure to stick around until 0:48 — that's when things really start to get interesting.

One small disclaimer: We've confirmed the stated number for annual cost of food waste, but we think that's actually more like three or four times the amount spent on foreign economic aid in 2011.

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