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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
NSF International Acquires Seafood Testing Company
GLOBAL - NSF International, an independent global public health and safety organisation which develops standards, and tests and certifies products for the food,...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Fish Processing Plant Opened in Entre Ríos
ARGENTINA - The President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has inaugurated the Prime Dining and Fish Processing Center of the province Entre Ríos,...
Monday, February 11, 2013
Government Grants Fishers Association Quick Ice Freezer Machine
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture, in coordination with the National Agri-Business Corporation (Nabcor), turned-over a Liquid Quick Freeze Machine worth...
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
SCS Explores LCA to Measure Environmental Impact of Foods
US - SCS Global Services presented insights into the increased use of product Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for food, beverage and other consumer packaged goods at...
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Government to Help Companies Access Overseas Markets
JAMAICA - Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, has given the Government’s commitment to continue to work towards ensuring that more local...
Friday, February 01, 2013
Successful Production of Bio-diesel from Catfish Waste
VIET NAM - Hiep Thanh Seafood Processing Corporation (HTFood) has successfully produced bio-diesel from catfish fat....
John-Paul McGinley Appointed as New CEO of Morpol ASA
GLOBAL - As announced earlier, Mr Jerzy Malek will resign as CEO of Morpol ASA with effect from 28 February 2013. The Board of Morpol ASA has appointed Mr John-Paul...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Post-harvest Wastage Causing Annual Losses Worth Over Rs15K Crore
INDIA - The post harvest fish wastage leads to annual losses worth over Rs 15,000 crore in India’s marine and inland fisheries sector, according to an analysis...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Government Suggests Using Solar Tunnel Driers to Preserve Fish
PHILIPPINES - When there is a glut of harvest from sea or there is a need to preserve sea products, coastal communities and fishers use the sun for drying or an...
Monday, January 28, 2013
Wisconsin Aquaculture Conference Planned for March
US - Fish Farmers from Wisconsin and around the midwest will be meeting this winter for the 18th Annual Wisconsin Aquaculture Conference. The March 1-2 event will...
Misleading Comments Made by European Officer for Scottish Parliament Criticised
SCOTLAND, UK - The contention made by Dr Ian Duncan, European Officer for the Scottish Parliament, that fish processing jobs in Scotland are dependent upon imports...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Government Asked to Bring in Workers from Bangladesh to Solve Fisheries Labour Shortage
THAILAND - The Thai fishing industry wants the government to work with authorities in Bangladesh to supply 50,000 workers to solve a labour shortage in Thailand's...
Cooke Aquaculture Allowed to Process Diseased Salmon
CANADA - Cooke Aquaculture is the first company to process fish with infectious salmon anemia (ISA) under a new set of rules set by the Canadian Food Inspection...
Monday, January 21, 2013
Norway Plant Earns First BAP Salmon-Processing Certification in Europe
NORWAY - The Global Aquaculture Alliance has announced that Norway’s Vikenco AS is Europe’s first salmon-processing plant to achieve Best Aquaculture Practices...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Brazilian Health Authorities Visit Chubut Fishing Facilities
ARGENTINA - The Argentinian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Norberto Yauhar and the Secretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Miguel Bustamante,...
‘Shell-Shocked’ Crabs Can Feel Pain
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The food and aquaculture industries should reconsider how they treat live crustaceans such as crabs, prawns and lobsters. That’s according...
Thursday, January 10, 2013
New Trade Treaties Jeopardise Fisheries Regulation
CANADA - The proposed Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and other trade and investment treaties threaten the sustainability of fisheries...
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Proccessing Job Cuts Epected for Scottish Salmon Company
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has announced that it is reviewing its harvesting and processing requirements in Stornoway and expects to have to...
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
New Food Safety Standards from FDA
US - The US Food and Drug Administration has put forward two new food safety rules that will help prevent foodborne illness. ...
Monday, December 31, 2012
Murmansk Aquaculture Project Gets 2.1bn Ruble Loan
RUSSIA - Modern, high-tech Atlantic salmon farms have been established in the Pechenga and Ambarnaya inlets of the Barents Sea near Murmansk in Russia hanks to aid...
Fishery Companies Given Help with HACCP
RUSSIA - A subsidiary of the Russian veterinary authority, Rosselkhoznadzor, the FGBU "National Centre for Product Safety in Fisheries and Aquaculture", which is...
Friday, December 28, 2012
New Statistics Released for Profitability in Fishing, Fish Processing 2011
ICELAND - Statistics Iceland has released a new issue of Statistical Series in the topical category of of fishing and fish processing....
Processing Training Adds Value to Seafood
ECUADOR - The Ministry of Aquaculture and Fisheries through the Vice Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture and OFCF-Japan, set in motion a project to build a processing...
Thursday, December 27, 2012
New Agreements with OCI Revitalise Fortune Fish Plant Operation
CANADA - The Provincial Government has finalised agreements with Ocean Choice International Limited (OCI) that will ensure the continued operation of the Fortune...
Project Turns Fish Waste into Value-Added Products
UK - A new project is exploring means of turning fish waste into value-added products such as neutraceuticals while attempting to make fisheries a greener industry...
Friday, December 14, 2012
Major Expansion Underway at Orkney Crab processing Plant
ORKNEY, UK - A major £400,000 expansion is underway at the Orkney Fishermen’s Society (OFS) crab processing plant – already the UK’s largest - as the business...
IFA Aquaculture Dismisses Call for Boycott on Smoked Salmon
IRELAND - IFA Aquaculture Executive Richie Flynn has condemned a call for consumers to boycott smoked salmon for Christmas as an act of sabotage on a vital farming...
Monday, December 10, 2012
Light Can Reveal the Freshness of Salmon Fillets
NORWAY - Spectroscopic analyses may be used to reveal how fresh salmon fillet is. A new doctoral thesis provides a new insight into why the spectral properties change...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Seafood Processors Learn About New Smoking Technologies
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Seafood Development Agency continued with their series of Innovation workshops with a practical industry-focused workshop...
Monday, November 26, 2012
EU Commission Proposes 2013 Guide Prices for Fisheries Products
EU - The European Commission has tabled its annual proposal on next year’s guide prices for fresh and frozen fisheries products, and the EU producer price for...
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