Swiss food producer Traitafina AG has succeeded in increasing Omega-3 fatty acids in pigmeat.
Linseed in pig feed
By adding a linseed concentrate to the pigs’ feed, the build up
of Omega-3 fatty acids can be promoted. Fat in milk, meat and eggs contains less
Omega-3 fatty acids today than 50 years ago. The reason for this decrease,
according to Traitafina, is the increase in usage of corn and grain in animal
feed. Omega-3 fatty acids cannot be created by the human body, but are very
important for good health as they help lower blood pressure and improve blood
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