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Table 2 Key environmental issues for channelled emissions to air from the FDM sector

From: Developing EU environmental standards for the food, drink and milk industries: key environmental issues and data collection

Substance/parameter FDM subsector Emission source
Dust Animal feed Drying of green fodder
Compound feed manufacturing
Brewing Handling and processing of malt and adjuncts
Dairies Drying processes
Grain milling Grain cleaning and milling
Oilseed processing and vegetable oil refining Handling and preparation of seeds, drying and cooling of meal
Starch production Drying of starch, protein and fibre
Sugar manufacturing Drying of beet pulp
Total volatile organic carbon Fish and shellfish processing Smoke chambers
Meat processing Smoke chambers
Oilseed processing and vegetable oil refining
Sugar manufacturing High-temperature drying of beet pulp
NOX Meat processing Smoke chambers
Sugar manufacturing High-temperature drying of beet pulp
Carbon monoxide Meat processing Smoke chambers
Sugar manufacturing High-temperature drying of beet pulp
SOX Sugar manufacturing Drying of beet pulp when natural gas is not used