Summary #1442

Turning food waste back into food

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  • Fermented food can boost bacteria that make crops grow better, and be stronger.
  • In the US alone, almost 50% of all food is thrown away, and it could be used to optimize food production.
  • Researchers fermented mixed grocery store food waste and beer production waste, and added it to the water system hydrating citrus plants.
  • In some cases, this could help farmers stop the use of synthetic chemicals, makings crops much less expensive.

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