U.S. Food Commodity Availability by Food Source, 1994-2008

Economic Research Report No. (ERR-221) 37 pp, December 2016

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by Biing-Hwan Lin, Tobenna D. Anekwe, Jean C. Buzby, and Jeanine Bentley

Using data from four national food intake surveys conducted between 1994 and 2008, ERS researchers disaggregate 63 Loss-Adjusted Food Availability (LAFA) commodities (fruit, vegetables, dairy, meats, eggs, grains, fat and oils, caloric sweeteners, and nuts) by food source—food at home and food away from home—for the Nation as a whole and by 15 demographic characteristics.

Keywords: Food availability, food consumption, commodity consumption, Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System, Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals, Loss-Adjusted Food Availability data, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, What We Eat in America

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