Fresh Grocery Produce as a Supplement for Livestock Feed

Fresh Grocery Produce as a Supplement for Livestock Feed

V. Fellner, J.M. Rice and M. Boersig

Ohio Beef Cattle Letter

The fact that almost a third of the annual food produced in the United States is not consumed by humans has drawn wide attention in recent years. Typically, 97% of wasted food is disposed in landfills. The use of food waste as animal feed is one partial solution to this problem. Grocery stores in the United States generate significant amounts of food scraps from trimmings and other excess product that has deteriorated beyond saleable quality for human consumption.

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