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New App Could Tackle Hunger, Will Help You Find a Good Deal

PareUp wants to connect food purveyors to thrifty consumers looking to score deals on unused, but still edible, items.

Try to stomach this: more than 30 percent of the U.S. food supply went uneaten in 2010. According to a U.S. Department of Agriculture study released earlier this year, that's 133 billion pounds—$160 billion worth of breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and dinners—that ended up in dumpsters instead of bellies.

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