Partners Sought to Develop Food Packaging Digestible by Animals

“Partners sought to develop food packaging that can be digested by animals” is an October 4, 2019 story published by IEG Policy, a unit of Informa PLC. This story reports on the goal of the Animal Digestible Food Packaging Initiative (ADFPI), which is to seek the establishment of a “public-private partnership to develop food packaging that farm animals and fish can eat to tackle both food waste and litter … the ADFP Initiative believes food waste accompanied by the packaging could be diverted from landfill sites and become a resource by being manufactured into animal feed … Once the partnership is established, the next step would be for participants to seek funding ... The partnership would aim to research new food packaging materials that are digestible by animals and, once such materials are developed, promote their widespread adoption throughout the food industry …”