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by-products

materials generated incidentally to the production of a principal product in an industry or industrial enterprise. In the meat industry by-products include blood, bone, fat, bristle, hair, wool, hide, skin, hoof, horn and offal products prepared in various ways for use as human or animal food, for pharmaceutical and cosmetics and so on.
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Category 2 covers animal by-products which were suitable for human consumption but for some reason were thrown out (e.
In vitro rumen gas production from tea by-products was determined according to Menke and Steingass (1988).
Turning our whisky industry's by-products into raw materials for sustainable biofuels which can be used to power ordinary family cars is an example of the sort of innovative thinking Scotland excels in," Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said.
Changes are also made to the current classification of animal by-products, some of which are reclassified as belonging to a category that allows their use for certain feeding purposes.
For this reason, the by-products contain large amounts of secondary plant metabolites in concentrated form and represent promising sources of bioactive compounds, which may be included in functional foods.
The Combination of Rothes Distillers, made up of six drinks giants, already have a plant in the town which converts by-products into animal feed.
The 111-page report examines the major biofuel processes and provides an understanding of the impact of their chemical inputs and by-products on the chemical industry.
A FARMER pleaded guilty to several charges of failing to dispose of animal by-products at a court hearing yesterday.
treatment plants, a multi-institute research team has identified some unexpected by-products of disinfection processes.
In the realm of scrap wood processors, at first glance there could barely be a less likely candidate to make a contribution to the industry than Tony Emmanuel, Prior to his coming to the United States some 20 years ago, the native South African had neither seen nor heard of mulch, A fortunate turn of events, however, steered him toward co-ownership of what was, at the time, the by-products division of one of Tennessee's largest lumber companies, Today his firm, The Mulch Co.
These compounds are called disinfection by-products (DBPs).
When combustion of a fuel takes place, there are a variety of health-affecting by-products produced, including nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, aldehydes, sulphur dioxide, particulates, and water vapor.