Soy alert

22 November 2018

The EU has a soy problem. It makes up around 40% of all plant protein used for animal feed in the EU – and 95% of it is imported from abroad. Destructive soy monocultures in Latin America are a direct consequence of the need to feed factory farms in the EU, where 9 billion animals are reared every year. This report assesses the state of play of protein crops and animal feed in the EU, and offers ways forward.