Food miles can mislead

The average Australian basket of food has travelled over 70,000 kilometres from producer to consumer, suggests the first study of its kind.

Wednesday, 28 November 2007 Anna Salleh
ABC

The average Australian basket of food has travelled over 70,000 kilometres from producer to consumer, suggests the first study of its kind.

But experts say in some cases it’s how your food is produced, rather than how far it has travelled, that’s more important if you’re considering energy use.

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