UK grocer Sainsbury’s is launching a new Taste the Difference Aberdeen Angus range which it claimed offers a 25% lower carbon footprint compared to industry standard, making it the largest low carbon beef range ever produced in the UK.
The Greener Cattle Initiative (GCI), a consortium investing in research mitigating enteric methane, and backed by FFAR, recently awarded a grant to develop actionable options that reduce enteric methane emissions from cattle.
Symbrosia, a Hawaiʻi-based startup that uses a seaweed-based feed additive to reduce livestock methane emissions, has started a pilot with Organic Valley, an independent cooperative of organic farmers based in La Farge, Wisconsin.
In her 2023 State of the Union address this week, EC President von der Leyen made no reference to the Sustainable Food System law nor animal welfare. With some stakeholders fearing they’ve been dropped, we asked the Commission to weigh in.
Spain will need to import some 20 million tons of cereals to satisfy demand from consumers and for the manufacture of animal feed, requiring a "major logistical” effort, according to Reuters, citing data from Spain’s environment ministry.
Feeding rumen-protected Capsicum oleoresin (CAP), a plant extract derived from chili pepper plants, during the transition period and early lactation can increase fat-corrected milk yield and improve milk fat and feed efficiency of dairy cows, finds a...
Alltech is partnering with National Dairy Farms (NDF) and Masaken Dairy Farms (MDF), two of the largest standalone dairy farms in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on carbon footprint benchmarking and methane-reducing technologies.
Bühler, following on from its recently announced tie-up with the UK's Entocycle, is now partnering with NRGene Technologies, an Israeli genomics firm, in the field of black soldier flygenetics and processing.
A new study from researchers based in universities in China and in Nottingham, UK, has discovered that a subtype of avian flu virus, endemic in poultry farms in China, is undergoing mutational changes, which could increase the risk of the disease being...
The sustainability discussion around beef has focused mainly on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Over the past year, however, nature and biodiversity have become more prominent issues in the beef supply chain, says Rabobank.
The US feed industry can exploit a slew of animal nutrition and scientific breakthroughs, but it is stymied by slow, confusing, and unpredictable regulatory review processes that deter innovators from bringing their products to the US marketplace, says...
The AIC has launched a consultation on its draft sustainability standard, pillar 1– deforestation and land conversion –with members of the trade group and industry stakeholders encouraged to respond by the October 4 deadline.