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Rob R

Tackle food waste by feeding it to cows, retailers urged

Tackle food waste by feeding it to cows, retailers urged
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Mmm.
Not convinced that feeding cattle junk food will give me healthy cattle to eat. Wouldn't pigs do better on it?
alison

Surely you mean to say Nothing will do good on it.

Feeding junk food to anyone is a recipe for disaster.
Rob R

I like the idiotic comment st the bottom. Rolling Eyes
Hairyloon

Surely you mean to say Nothing will do good on it...

Rats tend to do well on it...
Ty Gwyn

Old news,waste products have been used for decades.
Rob R

This time they seem to be urging retailers to have their own cattle & instead of selling on the waste-products they want them to give away the food to the needy.
oldish chris

Old news,waste products have been used for decades.
Decades? Centuries! Since forever! The practice was only stopped after the most recent foot and mouth epidemic (wasn't it?). Rob R

Old news,waste products have been used for decades. Decades? Centuries! Since forever! The practice was only stopped after the most recent foot and mouth epidemic (wasn't it?).

Only for post-consumer waste.
Hairyloon

Old news,waste products have been used for decades. Decades? Centuries! Since forever! The practice was only stopped after the most recent foot and mouth epidemic (wasn't it?).

Only for post-consumer waste.
Where is the logic in that?
What might consumers do to it to give it a greater risk.
Rob R

Put meat in it. Ty Gwyn

Old news,waste products have been used for decades. Decades? Centuries! Since forever! The practice was only stopped after the most recent foot and mouth epidemic (wasn't it?).


Open the pages of the Farmers Guardian,you`ll see for yourself what food waste is available for animal consumption{Is`nt it}
Hairyloon

Put meat in it.
Ah. I had misconstrued the meaning of "junk food".
john of wessex

Simon Fairlie worked out that you could provide the entire UK Pork Consumption from Food Waste Rob R

Simon Fairlie worked out that you could provide the entire UK Pork Consumption from Food Waste

These guys seem to have missed that obvious logical step & gone straight for the cow.
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