Canola is an oilseed of the rapeseed family that is widely grown in both the United States and Canada. It is reputed to be very low in erucic acid (less than two percent) and glucosinolates (less than 30
micromoles per gram of oil-free meal). Canola has the lowest percentage concentration of saturated
fatty acids of the most commonly used vegetable oils. Canola belongs in the mustard family.
The seeds of Canola are crushed for its oil and then the seeds are furthered processed into high protein feed.