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Sus­tain­able ani­mal feed, a Dutch Zoos initiative

pub­lished 22 Decem­ber 2010 | mod­i­fied 23 Decem­ber 2011

Fif­teen Dutch zoos, launched an ini­tia­tive to use only sus­tain­able soya in their ani­mal diets.

In zoos soya is a notable part of the diet of, for exam­ple, giraffes. By using their com­bined pur­chas­ing power the zoos have been able to draw up an agree­ment for the sup­ply of 43 tonnes of soya per year, all cer­ti­fied as hav­ing been sus­tain­ably pro­duced. (Source: web­site EAZA, 02.11.2010)

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