Soybean meal is one of the most commonly used protein supplements in animal feed. Photo: Reuters
Soybean meal is one of the most commonly used protein supplements in animal feed. Photo: Reuters

China moves to ensure food security by reducing soybean meal in animal feed

  • The agriculture ministry says feed crops like soybean meal are the ‘contradiction’ at the heart of China’s food security goals
  • More than 85 per cent of China’s soybean supply was imported last year, with Brazil and the United States the two largest sources

Soybean meal is one of the most commonly used protein supplements in animal feed. Photo: Reuters
Soybean meal is one of the most commonly used protein supplements in animal feed. Photo: Reuters
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