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Could CO2 become sustainable protein for poultry feed?

While an industry and academia consortium in the UK won’t be conjuring poultry feed out of thin air, it will be fermenting it.
Carbon dioxide (CO2), the greatest contributor to climate change, has a bad name in environmental circles but the chemical compound may be about to take on a whole new reputation – at least where poultry and fish nutrition are concerned.
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Consumers' calls for sustainable food packs still growing

Whether for poultry meat or eggs, or any other consumer product, interest in sustainability continues to grow and producers are responding.
The number of shoppers concerned by the sustainability of their food and its packaging continues to grow and producers are responding through on-pack messaging
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The UN vegan bomb that recently exploded

It is urgent that the livestock industry strengthen communications with the public to show what it is being done and to avoid being the villains.
On a quiet Saturday, July 25th, which might have been just like any other Saturday, the United Nations (U.N.) dropped a bomb, tweeting this: “The meat industry is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than the world’s largest oil companies. Meat production contributes to the depletion of water resources & leads to deforestation.”
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Modern egg farming practices shield human health

Modern farming practices help to protect birds, producers and consumers and their rejection would increase the likelihood of the emergence of new diseases.
Modern farming practices help to protect us from zoonoses such as the novel coronavirus, and are not the reason behind its jump to humans.
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Explaining sustainability could benefit livestock producers

With so much of the focus on animal welfare, the livestock industry could benefit from explaining why welfare and sustainability do not always go hand in hand
It would behoove poultry and livestock producers to come up with common measurements for "sustainability" and not just let activists do this.
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