Canadian moves toward food sustainability look to biofuels for lessons

January 2, 2017 |

In Canada, a move towards sustainability criteria for food is looking to follow in the footsteps of similar programs for biofuels, especially looking at identifying greenhouse gas emissions associated with food production and establishing guidelines based on reducing those emissions or requiring food to be produced with methods that have emissions lower than a baseline. Grains are especially looking to take up these sustainability programs but a challenge is that the major demand centers for the crops, primarily in Asia, don’t call for sustainability as part of their sourcing requirements.

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