UK-imported feed for livestock farming is depleting South American rainforest, say experts

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Royal Agricultural College report for Friends of the Earth calls for home-grown feedstock policy

The UK could make great strides to improve the carbon footprint of its livestock farming if food stocks were home-grown instead of made from imported soy from South America, according to a report from...

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