Dr. Elliot Block: Are there real Issues with Use of Palm Fat for Food and Feed?
Palm Oil, what is it and how sustainable is it
Dr Elliot Block’s presentation talks about the value of palm oil in dairy diets for farms focusing on inclusion of sustainable crops. He will gives us a world view of how and where palm oil is produced and what are some of the facts as well as the myths associated with it. Given the increasing price volitility and unknown availability of other fat sources because of the Russian War on Ukraine, palm oil may be a more appealing enregy source than previously observed. Dr Block discusses sources and issues or perceived issues with using palm fat. Dr Block has worked with Church & Dwight Co, Inc for almost 23 years. Prior to that, he was a professor in Dairy Cattle Nutrition At McGill University.
His presentation in pdf form:
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The webinars are transmitted globally in multiple languages. Mariann Fessenden from AMTS is the host and producer. A Spanish language webinar is hosted by Paula Turiello of Ifina in Argentina, Marcos Neves Pereira of Universidade Federal de Lavras in Brazil hosts in Portuguese. Mandarin translations and hosting in China is with Shawn Li of AnSciTech, Elena Bonfante of Dairy Innovations Italia joins from Italy, and Hüdayi Kavuşturan of Zirve hosts for the audience in Turkey.