Glossary

What is Chicken Fat (Ingredient)?

Chicken Fat (Ingredient)

Is Chicken Fat an Appropriate Food Ingredient?

Classification: Raw Chicken Fat is Biologically Appropriate

Chicken fat is fat obtained (usually as a by-product) from chicken rendering and processing. Of the many animal-sourced substances, chicken fat is noted for being high in linoleic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid. It is a common flavoring, additive or main component of chicken soup. It is often used in pet foods, and has been used in the production of biodiesel (see: Wikipedia).

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