18-12-2013 10:00 AM | United Kingdom

£10m EU grant to look at animal production

The future of modern animal production will be the subject of an in-depth review by experts from Newcastle University.

Their Prohealth consortium, made up of representatives from 11 countries, has been granted more than £10m – the largest EU grant awarded in this field – to identify solutions to reconcile modern animal production systems and sustainability.

Launched yesterday at a meeting at Newcastle University, the project focuses on pig and poultry production, exploring ways to increase production quality, limiting environmental impact and preserving profitability for the farmers, and those who live from animal food production.
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