food cycle

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(ecology) a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains

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They are ensuring that their waste products do not become part of the food cycle, since much of the waste oil produced is sprayed onto feed pellets to fatten up farm animals.
An attractive three-dimensional diorama provides insight to children about Food Cycle.
For the past eight to 10 months, three of us have been involved in this," said Brad Crepeau, vice-president of sales and marketing for Food Cycle Science.
We are teaching them about their life cycle and also about the food cycle.
YESTERDAY was the official first day of spring, heralding milder weather and the re-awakening of the British food cycle as tender shoots and fresh greens begin pushing their way up through the warm soil.
Tim Lang, natural resources and land use commissioner on the UK Government's Sustainable Development Commission in North Wales, said a "sustainable diet" rich in seafood would help families break out of the high-calorie, cheap food cycle that has existed in Wales for the past 30 years and has resulted in high levels of dietrelated illnesses.
Dr Ali Khuraibet, another environmental expert, said that the chemical substances found in Kuwait's coastal waters were extremely hazardous to marine life and their long-term effects after they were passed down through the food cycle were "extremely serious," the paper reported.
Ms Charman has defended the decision to allow Marcus to be killed, saying it was part of educating children about the food cycle.
I do not like this when it occurs, but it is nature and all part of the biological food cycle.
Nizo is one of the most advanced independent research companies in the world; having their research and processing facilities on the same site ensures that the complete food cycle runs smoothly.
To that end, Gencor's products are based on herbs predominantly used in the food cycle, and are billed as alternatives to conventional treatments.
Just as the food industry has looked at its process from 'farm to fork', we need to look at its research needs, from the beginning to the end of the food cycle," he said.
My study focuses on women's participation in the food cycle and, in particular, in food production, usually the main source of discretionary income in rural areas.
The CitySprouts mission is to provide Cambridge public schools with sustainable gardens that support the overall curriculum and inspire children to participate in the food cycle from seed to compost.