Europe evaluates protein sources

Europe evaluates protein sources

Sustainably replacing South American soybean meal with European sources of protein proves difficult.

IN a starter pig diet, replacing soybean meal of South American origin with European protein sources currently, in most cases, does not decrease the carbon footprint of Europe's protein industry.

Instead, innovations are required to reduce the carbon footprint of European proteins, according to a sustainability analysis performed by Wageningen University Livestock Research, in cooperation with Natuur & Milieu (a Dutch non-governmental organizat

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