According to the Stockholm International Water Institute, more than one-third of all food is either lost or wasted. The Economist magazine points out that Americans trash 40 percent of the food they buy. On the other hand, in India, 40 percent of food rots before it reaches the consumer. So the situation is this: one-seventh of humanity can't get its hands on food, and yet the world's two biggest democracies get away with wasting nearly half of what they have.
Watch the video for Fareed's take on the growing danger of a global food crisis. Fareed Zakaria GPS airs on Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET.