Tue 20 June 2017 08:00
In 2010, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nation (FAO) published “Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Dairy Sector”, the first product of a much wider study that aims to analyze the livestock sector’s contribution to climate change. It is now known that 18% of total greenhouse gas emissions come from the livestock industry – the largest share among all human activities that encourage climate change.
Thu 15 June 2017 08:00
Raw milk is a food full of life, with microorganisms that give diverse characteristics to each cheese, and preserve its nutritional value. When milk is pasteurized, the applied heat kills the microorganisms, reduces the vitamins and proteins as well—killing the life in it.
Wed 10 May 2017 11:10
In the Netherlands, phosphate restrictions mean farmers may abandon rarer, less productive breeds. Phosphate production is an issue that the European Union takes very seriously, imposing national quotas on Member States that are met with penalties should they exceed them.