Actisaf Sc 47 supplementation can decrease carbon footprint of milk by up to 5%.

February 13, 2024

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Amid increasing demands to reduce the carbon footprint in livestock production, Actisaf Sc 47 yeast probiotic provides a sustainable solution, simultaneously boosting farm profitability and curbing the environmental impact of dairy farming.

In collaboration with international agri-food products life cycle assessment (LCA) specialists at Blonk Consultants, Phileo by Lesaffre conducted a best-in-class dairy farm LCA, including a critical review with industry experts. The results indicate a significant reduction in the carbon footprint (CO2eq per kg of FPCM) by up to 5% during the period of supplementation. Benefits are not limited to GHG intensity as it also has positive impact on land use, eutrophication and more.

"This yeast probiotic is a trailblazer, Actisaf Sc47 efficiency and positive impact of farm profitability has been widely proven Showcasing environmental efficiency through a Life Cycle Assessment from cradle to farm gate, with a very robust process, clearly demonstrate its effect on milk production carbon footprint,” said Julie Duclos, global species manager at Phileo. “Actisaf Sc47’s positive impact on feed efficiency, performance and carbon footprint makes it a promising solution for dairy farmers dedicated to sustainable practices. Phileo remains steadfast in our commitment to fostering innovation and providing reliable information that supports the sustainable development of the agricultural industry."

As the first yeast probiotic to undergo such a comprehensive assessment, Actisaf Sc 47 not only reduces the carbon footprint but also proves its efficacy in addressing broader environmental challenges in dairy farming.

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