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Bloody good idea? Could 'wasted' animal blood be alternative protein source?

Animal blood from slaughterhouses could be used to generate added-value ingredients and provide alternative protein sources, say Irish researchers (Pic: ©iStock).

Waste blood from the meat industry has the potential to be collected and processed to generate high-added-value food ingredients, say researchers … who outline it’s ‘exceptional’ nutritive and functional properties.

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Canadian firm to launch cannabidiol nutraceutical in UK

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