Australia’s first steaks carrying lower-emissions claims score big points with consumers

August 23rd, 2021

Beef Central, Other, 19/08/2021, Jon Condon
History was made last night when Australian consumers for the first time sampled beef carrying clear production claims around reduced methane, delivered through the use of the red asparogopsis seaweed additive. A group of about 25 industry stakeholders across the country joined in an online culinary session hosted and led by celebrity chef Matt Moran, cooking and preparing striploin steaks taken from cattle involved in the first commercial feedlot trial of cattle receiving the asparagopsis additive in rations. […] Dr Kinley joined the NQ beef research team at CSIRO to work with James Cook University macro-algae scientists on an MLA program in a quest to find a natural algae based feed ingredient to reduce methane.

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