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Environmental Assessment of an Egg Production Supply Chain using Life Cycle Assessment

Published Authors S.G. Wiedemann and E.J. McGahan Organisation FSA Consulting Research Timing 1st Jan 2009 - 1st Dec 2011 Category Tag
LCA

A Life Cycle Assessment model was used to provide a review of the efficiency of Australian egg production with respect to greenhouse gas emissions, water use and energy use. The study shows that Australian egg production is a highly efficient form of protein production with demonstrably less impact on the environment, when considering Greenhouse Gas Emissions, water and energy useage, than egg production in other countries.