Notes American Foodways 11.14.11

Notes American Foodways 11.14.11 - 3-4 lbs of feed to 1 lb...

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American Foodways What do Americans eat? American Food Preferences Meat – 198 lbs / year Beef – 62 lbs / year Chicken – 59 lbs / year Pork – 46 lbs / year Fish – 16 lbs / year Turkey – 14 lbs / year Lamb – 1 lb / year Consumption Patterns Beef - Midwest – 73 lbs Lower in other areas Types of Beef Products 1. Ground 2. Steak – NE highest consumer Urban – Suburban – Rural Grains 220 lbs / year Wheat – 136 lbs / year Corn – 24 lbs / year Rice – 21 lbs / year A Bunch for a Little 10 lbs of feed to 1 lb of cow 8 lbs of feed to 1 lb of lamb 5 lbs of feed to 1 lb of turkey
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Unformatted text preview: 3-4 lbs of feed to 1 lb of pork 2 lbs of feed to 1 lb of chicken 11/2 feed to 1 lb of fish 70% of grain goes to feed livestock 10 lbs 2500 gallons of water 1 lb of beef gallon of gas Vegetables 393 lbs / year Potatoes 35 lbs / year Onion 18 lbs / year Lettuce 16 lbs / year Tomato 16 lbs / year Fruits 251 lbs / year Fresh fruit Bananas 25 lbs / year Apples 17 lbs / year Oranges 10 lbs / year Grapes 8 lbs / year Juices Orange 4 gallons / year Apple 2 gallons / year Grape gallon / year...
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Notes American Foodways 11.14.11 - 3-4 lbs of feed to 1 lb...

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