Sustainability

Support for EFSA findings on zinc MPLs in feed

Support for EFSA findings on zinc MPLs in feed

By Jane Byrne

Numerous EU countries have endorsed the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion from May last year that there should be a reduction in the content of zinc allowed in feed for all farmed animals.

System for life cycle assessment of feed hailed as 'milestone'

Special edition: environmental footprint reduction initiatives

System for life cycle assessment of feed hailed as 'milestone'

By Jane Byrne

The new LCA guidelines, developed under the LEAP project, are ‘game changing’ as they synchronize the plethora of existing feed impact assessment methods and provide the feed sector with one set of rules to reduce its environmental footprint, said FEFAC.