Can cow feed help tackle the EU’s methane crisis?

As world governments get serious about cutting methane emissions, cattle farming is under the spotlight. The EU is considering whether a new feed additive could help tackle the issue.

by Claudia Delpero
Cows in Wiejki, eastern Poland, after the first snowfall of the season, November 2021. A new feed supplement promises to cut cows' methane emissions by at least 30%. Photo: Mateusz Slodkowski / AFP / Getty Images
Cows in Wiejki, eastern Poland, after the first snowfall of the season, November 2021. A new feed supplement promises to cut cows' methane emissions by at least 30%. Photo: Mateusz Slodkowski / AFP / Getty Images

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