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Speaker lineup announced for 2024 Technical Symposium

EFPRA is pleased to announce the speakers for the Technical Symposium at the 2024 Congress in Amsterdam. Taking place on 13 June, the session is chaired by EFPRA’s Martin Alm who is well known for his work as Technical Director for EFPRA and as an independent expert on animal by-product regulation. The six other speakers […]

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Sustainability Charter gets interactive update

The EFPRA Sustainability Charter is now available as an interactive publication at sustainability.efpra.eu. It contains the entire Charter and all 18 Case Studies in an engaging and easy to read format. The new format makes it easier for people inside and outside the industry to learn about the sustainability credentials of the rendering sector. Launching

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Fertiliser end points for animal by-products – understanding the regulations

The EU Commission has recently published amendments to Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 regarding the end points of animal by-products (ABPs) used in fertiliser. But further regulatory changes are needed to open new markets for most ABPs as fertilisers. “This is only the first step, the animal by-products regulations have been changed; however, step two is

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Recognition of holistic sustainability management

The animal by-products processing industry is committed to driving safety, security, and sustainability in the European animal-based food supply chain in many ways.  Acting sustainably is imperative for our companies from an environmental and ethical perspective and many stakeholders, from employees and consumers to NGOs, would like to know how sustainability is implemented by our

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Animal by-products provide opportunity to cut carbon footprint of feed

Lifecycle analysis has shown the carbon footprint benefits of using animal by-products (ABP) in feed. For European feed compounders, locally produced Processed Animal Proteins (PAPs) and rendered fat can replace soymeal and palm oil with a net reduction in carbon emissions. Conducted by Blonk consultants on behalf of the European Fat Renderers and Processors Association

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