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Insects as Animal Feed – Interesting

Touch the Soil News #618 (feature photo – black soldier fly CC SA 3.)) Enterra, a company from Canada, has uncovered a rather novel way to utilize pre-consumer food waste. That’s food waste from food processors and grocery stores. The process is basically this: A hatchery for black soldier flies is set up. The black soldier fly does not eat, sting or bite. All it does as an adult is mate and reproduce. The females lay eggs that hatch into larvae which naturally feed on decaying organic matter. The company has a large receiving station for food waste that is ground up like a salsa. The eggs from the black…

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