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Friday, February 27, 2015
Highest Sustainable Rating for Mount Cook Alpine Salmon
NEW ZEALAND - Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Ltd has been recognised as one of the most sustainable salmon farming operations worldwide by a globally-renowned consumer watchdog....
Thursday, February 26, 2015
EU Aquaculture Production Worth €3.365 billion in 2012
EU - Aquaculture production by the 28 European Union Member States reached 1.108 million tonnes and €3.365 billion in 2012, according to the latest Economic Performance...
Coordinated Action needed to Address Interconnected Problems in Thai Fishing Industry
THAILAND - A new report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) examines how overfishing and Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) or ‘pirate’ fishing...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Weekly Overview: RMS Shrimp Disease Could Lead to Shortfall Next Year
ANALYSIS - The shrimp disease, Running Mortality Syndrome (RMS), has recently been detected on shrimp farms in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, India, reported the...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Chikolongo Fish Farm Project Contributing to Sustainable Aquaculture
MALAWI - Imani Development, in conjunction with Stirling University, has been contracted by the International Fund for Animal Awareness (IFAW) to assist in training...
Tradex Foods: Sockeye Market Set to Get Even Crazier
US - If Sockeye inventories remain, high retailers will have to run promotions to clear out product, causing more price pressure, reports Kyla Ganton for Tradex...
Monday, February 23, 2015
Uganda to Increase Aquaculture Production
UGANDA - Edward Rukunja, the assistant commissioner for fisheries in the agriculture ministry, stated that Uganda needs to increase its aquaculture production as...
Southernature Fish Oil Range Certified Sustainable
AUSTRALIA - Southernature Fish Oil range by the Australian company Tasman Pacific Holding Pty Ltd has now been certified Friend of the Sea....
Improve Fish Health with UR30 Copper Mesh Aquaculture Cages
GREECE - In 2012, Fitco Metal Works SA acquired from Mitsubishi Shindoh the right to produce UR30 copper alloy wire, which is used to manufacture wire mesh for fish...
Alaska Fish Factor: Busy Year for Alaska Brokers
US - Last year was one of the busiest years ever for Alaska brokers who help fishermen buy, sell and trade fishing permits and quota shares. ...
Strengthening Food Safety in Europe
EU - An upcoming conference on food safety hopes to build upon the high levels of cross-border cooperation achieved by the EU-funded FOODSEG project....
Friday, February 20, 2015
Three Supermarket Groups Head Animal Welfare Benchmark Table
GLOBAL - Three European supermarket groups have been given top marks in a global annual farm animal welfare Business Benchmark report....
UK, US Collaborate on Animal Disease Prevention Research
UK - BBSRC and the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will both donate £2.3 million/$2.3 million for the US-UK...
Fisheries Spawning, Tagging Projects get C$92,850 Boost
CANADA - Fisheries science research on three different species will be advanced with support of C$92,850 from the Canadian Government....
Biomin Web Site Now in Polish
POLAND - Biomin has launched a Polish version of its corporate web site....
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Uncertain Future for Atlantic Cod Market
US - Fishing for Atlantic Cod has begun in Europe and pricing on raw materials is still very strong, due to the prevailing variable catch. This is putting a lot...
New Shrimp Disease Effecting India's Shrimp Production
INDIA - After record production of farmed vannamei shrimps, which helped boost India's seafood exports, the industry is expecting a shortfall next year because of...
Government Supports Codroy Seafoods Marketing Initiatives
CANADA - Codroy Seafoods Inc. is developing new marketing materials with support from the Provincial Government....
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
What are Your Views on the Critical List of Antibiotics?
ANALYSIS - Agricultural use of antimicrobial medicines produces a source of resistant bacteria that can spread to humans....
Action Announced for Safeguarding Channel Scallop Fisheries
UK and FRANCE - Around 55 delegates, including scallop fishers, policy managers, NGOs, and scientists, from both sides of the Channel met this week to develop a...
Sir Ranulph Fiennes to Speak at 2015 World Seafood Congress
UK - Sir Ranulph Fiennes ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’ has been confirmed as a guest speaker at the World Seafood Congress (WSC). being held in Grimsby,...
Salmon Farms Working Towards Sustainability Goal with ASC
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon certification programme continues to grow steadily since its launch in summer 2012. In less than three...
Continued Increase in Norwegian Salmon Export Price
NORWAY - In the period from 9 February – 15 February the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 44.78 per kilo. This is an increase of 3.1 per cent compared...
Seafood Availability Guaranteed During Lent
MEXICO - The National Commissioner of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Mario Sanchez Aguilar said a good supply of seafood is readily available for the whole country as...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Weekly Overview: Falsely Labelled FAD Free Canned Tuna Thought to be Circulating EU Market
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, consumers are being told to watch out for canned tuna that has been falsely labelled FAD (fish aggregating device) free tuna, writes...
Superfishoil Campaign to Motivate More Fish Consumption
UK - Superfishoil, the new campaign from Fish is the Dish, Seafish’s consumer brand, aims to help motivate and inspire consumers to look at what they eat, comparing...
Monday, February 16, 2015
Will a High Seas Fishing Ban Boost Global Catches?
CANADA - New research from the University of British Columbia (UBC) suggests that closing the high seas to commercial fishing could be catch-neutral and distribute...
Fraudulent FAD Free Tuna Thought to be Circulating EU Market
EU - Consumers are being told to watch out for tuna that has been falsely labelled FAD (fish aggregating device) free tuna....
Increased Fishing Opportunities for Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal People
AUSTRALIA - Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people now have 100 per cent ownership of the commercial Bêche-de-mer Fishery in the Torres Strait after the purchase...
Friday, February 13, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Increase Trout Production
INDIA - The Fisheries Department in Jammu and Kashmir has increased the breeding of trout to meet the demands of residents and private sector....
 
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