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21 November 2014
Organisations Protect Endangered Salmon, Trout from Rice Pesticide
US - Organisations in the US have signed an agreement to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California from the rice pesticide thiobencarb....
19 November 2014
Deadly Oyster Bacteria Mistakenly Identified by Scientists
US - The bacteria that helped cause the near-ruin of two large oyster hatcheries in the Pacific Northwest have been mistakenly identified for years, researchers...
Sweden Reports First Ostreid Herpesvirus Outbreak
SWEDEN - An outbreak of ostreid herpesvirus-1 microvariant has been reported in farmed oysters....
18 November 2014
Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
Antibiotics in Aquaculture – Are They Needed?
GLOBAL - The miracle drugs of the 20th century are in danger of running out of power. Antibiotic use in both humans and animals is contributing to a reservoir of...
Poultry Company Fined Over Fish Kill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A Co Fermanagh poultry company pleaded guilty and was fined £2,000 for making a polluting discharge to a waterway....
17 November 2014
South Korea Increases Shrimp Imports from Viet Nam
VIET NAM - In the first nine months of 2014, South Korean shrimp imports increased by 6.4 per cent year on year in volume, and 50.2 per cent of this came from Viet...
14 November 2014
Australian Vets Raise Awareness on Careful Use of Antibiotics
AUSTRALIAN – The seriousness of antibiotic resistance in animals leading to superbugs has been underlined by the Australian Veterinary Association....
Fish Vet Group Reveals New Management Structure
GLOBAL - Aquaculture health provider Fish Vet Group has revealed its new management structure with world-recognised aquaculture veterinary surgeon Dr Hamish Rodger...
12 November 2014
New Video Shows Importance of Omega-3 in Salmon Feed
GLOBAL - As salmon becomes a regular feature in diets, it is important to understand its nutritional benefits....
11 November 2014
Oyster Imports Bringing New Disease and Invasive Species
EU - The future of oyster farming in Europe is threatened by disease. A recent study highlights the risk of importing oysters to improve or replace lost stock, as...
Intensive Study Finds British Columbia Salmon, Trout Free of ISA
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed a two-year intensive study of wild and enhanced anadromous salmonid in British Columbia (BC) and...
07 November 2014
New Leader for MSD Animal Health’s Integrated Livestock Business
UK - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has appointed Albert Urbanek as head of its Integrated Livestock Business Unit...
05 November 2014
New Five-Year Plan to Manage Health of Australia's Aquatic Animals
AUSTRALIA - A new five year strategic plan aims to effectively manage the health of Australia’s aquatic animals....
03 November 2014
Animal Vaccines Market to Reach $8.6 Billion by 2018
GLOBAL - The global animal vaccines market is in its growth phase and is poised to cross the $8 billion mark by 2018. ...
APC High Quality Proteins Perfect for Young Animal Development
GLOBAL - APC is the world’s leading functional protein producer, with SDAP (AP820P, AP920P, Appetein GS) leading the way as an ingredient for young animal feed...
30 October 2014
OIE Global Conference on Aquatic Animal Health to Improve Disease Management and Control
VIET NAM - The third OIE Global Conference on Aquatic Animal Health will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, on 20-22 January 2015. This conference will build...
Pakistan Upgrades Aquaculture Research Station
PAKISTAN - A Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Station has been established with the support of Higher Education Commission (HEC) to upgrade the existing research...
29 October 2014
ISA Confirmed on Chilean Salmon Farm
CHILE - Sernapesca has confirmed the presence of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) at a farm in central Ballena 4, Aysen, after obtaining positive results from sampling....
28 October 2014
India to Create First Fish Veterinary Hospital
INDIA - India is to set up its first hospital dedicated to treating abnormalities and diseases in fish. ...
Weekly Overview: US Investigation Finds Majority of Seafood is Labelled Correctly
ANALYSIS - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the results of a two year investigation into seafood labelling, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite...
New CEO for the National Office of Animal Health
UK - The NOAH Board is delighted to announce that Dawn Howard will be taking over from Phil Sketchley as CEO from November 11 2014....
High Costs in Chile Drive Poor Results for Cermaq in Q3 2014
NORWAY - Cermaq ASA achieved a negative EBIT pre fair value and non-recurring items of NOK 39 million in the third quarter of 2014, compared to a positive EBIT of...
24 October 2014
Investment in Northern Ireland’s World-Class Veterinary Science Research Must be Maintained
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Northern Ireland’s excellence in research and development (R&D) must be maintained through continued investment, British Veterinary Association...
Registration Open for November 2014 Sturgeon Conference
POLAND - The 7th International Sturgeon Conference is taking place on 26 November 2014, Warsaw, Poland. Registration is now open....
22 October 2014
ENVIGUARD Investigates Aquaculture Health Challenges
EU - The ENVIGUARD project has started a research survey for the environmental and fish health challenges that European aquaculture faces....
Sernapesca Investigating Suspected ISA Cases in Aysén
CHILE - Sernapesca has reported the detection of a suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus in central Ballena IV, owned by the company Cupquelan...
Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship Available
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is inviting applications for an Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship to enable a promising veterinary graduate...
Scientists Discover Vegetarian Diet for Marine Aquaculture
US - For the first time scientists have been able to develop a completely vegetarian diet that works for marine fish raised in aquaculture, the key to making aquaculture...
21 October 2014
Weekly Overview: New Study Examines Antibiotics in US Seafood
ANALYSIS - A new study by Arizona State University researchers is examining the persistence of antibiotics in seafood raised by aquaculture....
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