Straus Dairy Farm’s Carbon-Neutral Goal Draws Near as CDFA Approves First-Ever Red Seaweed Supplement to Reduce Methane Emissions

May 9, 2022 Straus Dairy Farm

Straus Family Creamery Founder and CEO Albert Straus’ goal of a carbon-neutral dairy farming model on his farm by 2023 is one step closer. California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) authorized commercial use of Blue Ocean Barns’ red seaweed supplement as a feed additive for dairy cows.

Straus Dairy Farm and Blue Ocean Barns Demonstrate a Dramatic Climate Change Solution in Dairy Farming

November 5, 2021 Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery’s founder Albert Straus and seaweed-supplement maker Blue Ocean Barns demonstrated a dramatic climate change solution, reducing dairy cows’ enteric methane emissions an average of 52 percent, and as much as 90 percent, by supplementing their diets with a specific red seaweed (Asparagopsis taxiformis)