Phileo by Lesaffre addresses agricultural challenges with the first yeast probiotic with Life Cycle Assessment from cradle to farm gate.

Phileo by Lesaffre addresses agricultural challenges with the first yeast probiotic with Life Cylcle Assessment from cradle to farm gate.

Actisaf® Sc 47 supplementation can decrease carbon footprint of milk by up to 5% (CO2eq per kg of FPCM)


Marquette-lez-Lille (France), 09 February 2024. — Amid increasing demands to reduce the carbon footprint in livestock production, Actisaf® Sc 47 yeast probiotic emerges as a sustainable solution, simultaneously boosting farm profitability and curbing the environmental impact of dairy farming.


In collaboration with international agri-food products life cycle assessment (LCA) specialists, Blonk Consultants, Phileo by Lesaffre conducted a best in class dairy farm LCA, including a critical review with industry experts. The results indicate a significant reduction in the carbon footprint (CO2eq per kg of FPCM) by up to 5% during the period of supplementation. Benefits are not limited to GHG intensity, it also has positive impact on land use, eutrophication, and more.


Julie Duclos, Global Species Manager at Phileo, emphasizes the significance of Actisaf® Sc 47, stating, “This yeast probiotic is a trailblazer, Actisaf Sc47 efficiency and positive impact of farm profitability has been widely proven Showcasing environmental efficiency through a Life Cycle Assessment from cradle to farm gate, with a very robust process, clearly demonstrate its effect on milk production carbon footprint. Actisaf Sc47 positive impact on feed efficiency, performance and carbon footprint makes it a promising solution for dairy farmers dedicated to sustainable practices. Phileo remains steadfast in our commitment to fostering innovation and providing reliable information that supports the sustainable development of the agricultural industry.”


As the first yeast probiotic to undergo such a comprehensive assessment, Actisaf® Sc 47 not only reduces the carbon footprint but also proves its efficacy in addressing broader environmental challenges in dairy farming.

About Phileo
We daily support our partners, from global industry players to family farmers, in their transition towards sustainable good practices. With them, we develop tailor-made solutions for preventive care allowing a limited and responsible use of antibiotics by mastering microbiota and immunity. Our shared ambition is to raise healthy animals while sparing planet resources and energy. Our rich collection of proprietary probiotic strains allows us to develop evidence-based solutions taking into account animal species’ diversity ranging from pets, livestock, poultry, fish to insects to overcome the increasing complexity of food production.


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