Life Cycle Assessment
Table of Contents
Course content: Life cycle assessment (LCA) of pork chains
What are the environmental impact of food production?
GWP of different foods
Nutrient enrichment (eutrophication)
How to access environmental impact of pork?
LCA of 1 kg Danish Pork
What is included in a LCA?
System expansion and allocation
LCA for different production Systems
The Danish standard system
The Danish organic system
The French standard system
The Alternative French system: Porc Basque
Summary of performance and LCA in the four systems
Further reading and references
A learning resource produced for Q-PorkChains, funded by the European Commission.