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on October 24, 2022

Insect protein in poultry diets gaining momentum in EU

By 2030, one in 40 eggs consumed in the European Union, and one in 50 chicken meat servings, could come from insect-fed chickens, but challenges remain.

A little over a year ago, the European Union (EU) authorized the use of insect meal in poultry and swine diets. 

Adding processed insect protein to poultry rations allows nutritionists to formulate more sustainably, produce eggs and poultry meat with a lower carbon footprint and its inclusion helps to improve…

Read the full article in Poultry International November 2022