News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Mihaela Habeanu

Mihaela Habeanu, Ph.D.



Camelina oil enhances the nutritive value of pig meat

Camelina oil can be an alternative, less expensive, source of omega-3 fatty acids that can be used to create ‘healthier’ pork meat for niche markets.
Camelina sativa is a plant with valuable potential for pig nutrition as a source of oil and protein. The increasing demand for biofuel sources has resulted in recent increase in the production of camelina in Europe and North America, as the cost of oil production is lower in comparison with other oleaginous sources.
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