TITLE

Project will map carbon footprint

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;5/16/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a project to identify the total carbon footprint of pig and poultry products, which was revealed at the British Pig and Poultry Fair. The study, carried out by the Newcastle Business School at Northumbria University and commissioned by Associated British Nutrition (ABN), aims to map the carbon footprint for a selection of pig and poultry products. Project leader Professor David Oglethorpe says that by doing the study, the carbon footprints of the products will be identified and information on how to reduce them will be obtained.
ACCESSION #
32572765

 

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