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Reduced Meat Consumption in EU Would Significantly Lessen Water Usage
A study on how diet can affect water usage in the EU has concluded that a vegetarian diet is the most sustainable, but any reduction in meat consumption would be a move towards more sustainable water use. ...
Water Reuse in Poultry Processing Now Addressed in the HACCP Programme
The USDA-Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) indicated that if water is to be reused in a poultry processing facility, then this reuse water must be accounted for in the plant's HACCP programme. This requirement may cause some difficulties as processors...
Improving Poultry Plant Wastewater Treatment Processes
Improved primary screening of poultry wastewater offers ample opportunity for reducing overall wastewater costs, according to a research team at Georgia Tech Research Institute....
Wastewater Treatment System Saves Turkey Processor Money and Protects Environment
A first-of-its-kind wastewater treatment system designed by an Ohio State University has been installed at turkey processing company, Whitewater Processing. This environmentally friendly system is saving the company millions of dollars....
Food Production 29 Per Cent of GHG Emissions
Feeding the world releases up to 17,000 megatonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually, according to analysis by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). ...
Frozen Foods Could Help Reduce CO2 Levels
A new scientific report on carbon emissions produced for teh British Frozen Food Federation has overturned the belief that frozen food is more energy intensive than chilled. ...
Saving Energy Using “Green” Renewable Resources
In the Spring 2008 issue of PoultryTech, an article on heat recovery was written to provide information on the potential savings from taking waste heat from refrigeration systems, writes Gary Floyd. ...
Evaluation of Animal Protein Meals on Nutritional Quality
Intestinal microbial communities can be affected by animal protein meal in young chicks, according to researchers at Auburn University, and they found that the meals are a highly available source of phosphorus for broilers, regardless of ash content....
Finland Wastes 400m Kilos of Food
According to a recent estimate from MTT, the Finnish food chain wastes just short of 400 million kilos of food a year. The amount of waste in the food industry is on average approximately 100 million kilos. ...
Packaging and the Prevention of Waste
The key strategy to manage waste is to prevent it in the first place, writes Chris Wright, TheMeatSite senior editor. ...
Optimising Returns on Animal By-Products
Protein meal should be allowed back into animal feeds to improve the financial returns on animal by-products in the UK, writes TheMeatSite senior editor, Chris Harris. ...
Reducing Livestock Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Future growth in meat consumption is going to be driven by an expanding population, higher incomes and consumer preferences, writes TheMeatSite senior editor, Chris Harris. ...
Using Pigs to Grow Tomatoes with Biogas
An innovative eco-friendly pig farm of the future is the dream of a Danish pig farmer, Soren Hansen and the concept of a PhD architecture student, Nee Rentz Petersen, writes TheMeatSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
Key to Low Carbon Emission Pig Meat Production
A healthy diet and reduced consumption would reduce carbon emissions, writes TheMeatSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
Roadmap to Cutting Livestock Emissions
UK agriculture will have to find savings equivalent to 3 million tonnes of CO2 a year between now and 2020 to achieve the government's emissions reduction targets, writes TheCattleSite senior editor, Chris Harris....

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