Restrictive law bars NZ farmers from market-ready methane inhibitors

Restrictive law bars NZ farmers from market-ready methane inhibitors
CH4 Global CEO Steve Meller at the onshore seaweed farm in Bluff. (Image: Gerhard Uys)
Greg Hurrell
Methane reduction company CH4 Global was born in New Zealand, and it still produces seaweed here for its commercial methane inhibitor for livestock.The company says its Methane Tamer Beef Feedlot supplement is proven to reduce methane (CH4) emissions by up to 90%. But because that product is classified as veterinary medicine in NZ, it can’t be sold here. The company is fully focused on growing its markets elsewhere.CH4 Global’s stated goal is to prevent the creation of one gigatonne of CO2 emissions by 2030. To achieve that, it...

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