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At Prdseed.com, we like to tell our customers that our high quality bird seed is top notch grade, but not human grade. People often comment that if the birds can eat the seed, it should be good enough for humans. In this blog, we will discuss a few differences between bird seed and seed for human consumption.

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Traditional canary seed is not considered safe for human consumption in the United States. However, new hairless varieties of the seed are listed as safe and being sold in the U.S.

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Grains and seeds for pets have often been stored for a very long time in silos or other storage facilities, where they are contaminated by mice, rats, insects, vermin, parasites, and other things you don't want. Many times, they end up as pet food simply because they were stored so long they are no longer fit for human consumption.

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Best Answer: The actual seeds used are ok for you to eat - however they may not have been processed to the same safe standards as food for people. You may see this phrase "not for human consumption" on the label. If so - don't eat it. You are going to have to cook it to eat it - unless you have a beak. :-) and things like oil seed are not going to taste very well to you.

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All sunflower seeds come from the same plant, Helianthus annuus, and are safe for human consumption. On the other hand, sunflower seeds marketed for human consumption are not good for birds because of possible seasonings or excess salt. Most sunflower seeds marketed for feeding birds are either unhulled black oil sunflower seeds or hulled seeds.

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You can feed black oil sunflower seeds to your wild birds by adding them to a suet cake, filling a bird feeder, shaking them on the ground and also by planting sunflowers in your yard. Did you know that you can eat wild bird seed too? It’s not just for the birds. While the wild bird seed you purchase at the store may not be packaged for human ...

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I tried to find some information as to why sunflower seeds intended for use as bird feed are labelled not for human consumption and had no luck. I got a lot of opinions but nothing from anyone in authority. The opinion I most believe is that processing, packaging, shipping, and storing requirements are probably not up to Human Consumption ...

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Birdseed / Canary milk If you think that the birdseed is a food for birds, you are right, but is also a food for humans, especially those who want to lose weight, improve health and prevent illness. Initial results are excellent in what relates to an improved organ function, mood, etc ... The birdseed has gone through extensive research at the National University of Mexico due to the high ...

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Move over, feathered friends: canary seed has been approved for human consumption by Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The high-protein, gluten-free grain – similar in ...

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I got peckish last night, saw the pack of bird food open, munched on a few seeds, because I thought "at the end of the day, they're just seeds". Whilst chewing a sunflower seed, I read the small print of the packet and it was yelling "WARNING: NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION", danger, etc.