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Moving to deforestation free animal feed in Europe

This report by UK sustainability consultancy 3Keel assesses the quantity, origin and certification status of soy in the supply chains of animal products sold by 11 European retailers (including UK supermarkets such as ALDI, Asda, Tesco and Sainsbury’s). It finds that 25% of this soy footprint was claimed to be free of deforestation - an increase over the previous year’s figure. The remaining 75% of the soy footprint is not claimed to meet any deforestation-free standard.

Read the full report, Moving to deforestation free animal feed in Europe, here (PDF link). The 2019 edition of 3Keel’s report on the same topic can be viewed here (PDF link), and the FCRN summary is here. See also the Foodsource building block Soy: food, feed, and land use change.

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