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19 March 2010
Wiesenhof Reports its First CO2 Footprint
GERMANY - Poultry processor Wiesenhof has drawn up its first certified carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions balance sheet. The...
18 March 2010
Report Highlights Impacts of Livestock Production
US - A new report reveals the environmental and social impacts of what its editors call the 'livestock revolution'. ...
11 February 2010
Environment TV Programme to Feature Perdue
US - Perdue Farms will be one of seven companies from around the world featured on the premiere of a new Discovery Channel...
10 February 2010
Greenhouse Surprise for Red Meat
AUSTRALIA - Beef produced in feedlots has a smaller carbon footprint than meat raised exclusively on pastures, according...
05 February 2010
Customers Drive Sustainability in Animal Agriculture
US - Poultry and red meat companies are developing sustainability programs, not because of government mandates, but because...
03 February 2010
Turning Beef Fat into Biofuel
PORTUGAL - To recover the waste of meat that is produced daily in the industry is the aim behind the R&D project "FatValue”,...
02 February 2010
Betagro Extends its 'Green' Programme
THAILAND - Betagro is expanding its low-carbon programme....
Poultry Plant Switches to Environment-Friendly Boxes
US - Mountaire Farms has switched to recyclable, wax-free boxes for product to reduce the environmental impact....
12 January 2010
Helping Beef Farmers Reduce Carbon Footprints
US - A new study investigating methane emissions from cows which will help producers reduce their carbon footprint has been...
11 January 2010
OIE to Study Meat Production and Climate Change
GLOBAL - The World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) is expected to produce an environmental report on the role on meat in...
30 December 2009
Brazil's Poultry Sector Focuses on Sustainability
ht BRAZIL - The Brazilian Poultry Exporters Association plans to intensify the promotion of its sustainability, quality...
18 December 2009
Processor, Farmer to be Sued over Water Pollution
US - Two environmental groups are alleging that Perdue Farms and one of its growers have polluted the Pocomoke River, which...
01 December 2009
Roadmap to Reduce Livestock Emissions
UK - The English livestock sector has set out a roadmap to reduce the impact that beef cattle and sheep have on the environment....
26 November 2009
Report Calls for Livestock Production Cuts
UK - A new report in the medical journal The Lancet has called for a 30 per cent reduction in livestock production to reduce...
24 November 2009
Meat, Poultry Companies Seek Ways to Sustainability
US - From plastics to proteins and fuels, meat companies are becoming ever more inventive in finding uses for by-products....
18 November 2009
Renderer Reports Sales and Income Fall
US - The largest rendering company in the US Darling International has reported net income of $16.1 million for the third...
13 November 2009
Smithfield CEO to Address Sustainability Summit
US - Smithfield Foods' CEO, Larry Pope, will be the keynote speaker at the 2010 Animal Agriculture Environmental Sustainability...
12 November 2009
Poultry Firm Dodges Tamworth Council Fee
AUSTRALIA - Tamworth Regional Council has voted not to charge Baiada Poultry more than $500,000 for non-compliance with council's...
Biofuel from Wastewater Chicken Fat
US – "We use everything but the cackle" is an old adage that nicely captures the poultry industry's approach to the efficient...
06 November 2009
Study to Bring Benefits to Meat Sector
UK - New research will develop detailed 'resource maps' to identify the amount of food and packaging waste generated and...
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