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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Concern Continues Over Potential Residues in Imported Foods
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
Government Grants Aid for Fisheries Producer Organizations
SPAIN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has called for aid to fisheries producer organizations and associations....
McDonald's Beef,Chicken and Fish Burgers May be Banned in Russia
RUSSIA - McDonald's may be banned from producing a range of burgers and dairy products in Russia....
South Korea and China to Begin Joint Surveillance Against Illegal Fishing
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea and China will launch joint surveillance against illegal fishing in waters shared by the two countries starting from October, the South...
Viet Nam Increases Seafood Trade with Israel
VIET NAM - Through June 2014, trade between Viet Nam and Israel increased significantly, reaching $426 million, up 53 per cent year-on-year....
Raspberry Point Oyster Expands Facilities to Meet International Demand
CANADA - The government has announced a combined investment of C$205,000 for Raspberry Point Oyster Co in order for the company to improve its technology and trade....
Monday, July 28, 2014
Eco-Safe Tuna Praises MSC Dolphin Safe Labelling
GLOBAL - Eco-safe tuna has praised the Marine Stewardship Council's (MSC) "dolphin-safe" canned tuna....
Global Initiative for Agricultural and Fisheries Education Formed
INDIA - India, Africa and the USA have formed an international partnership across the countries to revitalise global agricultural education, capacity building and...
Practice Eco-Friendly Aquaculture, says Fisheries Minister
INDIA - Aquaculture practices should follow eco-friendly methods in order to achieve sustainable development of the fisheries sector, said Fisheries Minister K Babu....
Migros to Offer ASC Certified Trout Products
SWITZERLAND - Migros is the first retailer globally to offer customers ASC certified trout. Migros, Switzerland’s largest retail company, now offers customers...
Alaska Fish Factor: Shaping Alaska's Fisheries
US - Nowhere in the world do people have more say in shaping fisheries policy than in Alaska. While the outcomes might get mixed rants and reviews, no one is ever...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Government Sets Fishing Season for Dorado
PERU - The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) has set the fishing season for Dorado as 1 October to 30 April each year and therefore fishing is suspended from 1 May...
Charoen Pokphand Foods to Expand its Indian Operations
INDIA - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is to invest Rs. 1,000 crore in the expansion of its operations in Andhra Pradesh. ...
Lousiana Reports Good Shrimp Landings for June
US - Last week, NOAA released landing volumes for shrimp caught in the Gulf of Mexico in the month of June. The data shows a decent June harvest in the state of...
Aquaculture Stewardship Council Products Gaining Ground in Europe
EUROPE - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified products are growing in recognition and popularity in the Dutch market, and gaining ground in Germany, according...
Federal Stance on Northern Shrimp Allocations Threatens Provincial Economy
CANADA - The Federal Government’s unwillingness to consider alternatives to its “Last In, First Out” (LIFO) policy continues to threaten the economic well-being...
South Korea, Ghana and Curaçao Must Act Quickly to Combat Illegal Fishing, say NGO's
GLOBAL - The European Commission has given South Korea, Ghana and Curaçao six more months to improve efforts to stop illegal fishing by their vessels. In November...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Spain Starts Halt on Charoen Pokphand Foods Shrimp
SPAIN - Spain has begun to impose an import ban on all frozen shrimp and seafood products from Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) and a Spanish industry group has called...
Curaçao, Ghana and Korea Given More Time to Take Steps Against Illegal Fishing
EU - After the European Commission had warned three countries - Curaçao, Ghana and Korea - that they were not doing enough to fight illegal fishing in November...
Meeting Results in No End to Tuna and Shark Overfishing in Eastern Pacific
GLOBAL - Nations that fish for tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean have made no progress on ending overfishing during the latest meeting of the Inter-American Tropical...
Canadian Organic Kelp to Soon be Available
CANADA - Cultivated kelps raised on a farm in the Bay of Fundy have been certified to the Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standard and will soon be making their way...
Argentina to Invest 445 million pesos in Fisheries and Aquaculture Development
ARGENTINA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries has approved funding of 445 million pesos to start a programme to strengthen the the development...
Nutreco Reports Over 20 per cent Increase for its Fish Feed Sector
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco has reported a revenue of €2,460.0 million in the first half of this year, a 2.6 per cent increase from H1 2013. The company's fish feed...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Maltese Aquaculture Strategy Aims for Growth
MALTA - An aquaculture strategy for Malta has been launched by Fisheries Parliamentary Secretary Roderick Galdes....
Oceans 5’s $3 Million Grant Creates New Coalition to Protect the Oceans and End Illegal Fishing
EU - To combat illegal fishing in the European Union (EU), Oceans 5 announces the formation of a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with a grant...
European Commission Fines Marine Harvest €20 Million
EU - The European Commission has imposed a fine of €20 million on Norwegian salmon farmer and processor Marine Harvest for acquiring its rival Morpol, without...
Scottish Fishing Industry to get £6 million Boost
SCOTLAND, UK - Inshore Fisheries Groups (IFG) across Scotland are set to benefit from £1.4 million of research projects designed to improve and maintain their sustainable...
Australian Vessels to Face Fishing Ban in Tasmania?
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - The Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is considering a motion from the Break O'Day & Northern Midlands councils to lobby the...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Global Fisheries Economics Conference Heading to Scotland in 2016
UK - Aberdeen has beaten stiff competition to host the next International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET) conference in 2016. Every two years, leading...
New Project Brings Shrimp Farmers Closer to Best Aquaculture Practices Certification
GLOBAL - In collaboration with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), National Fish & Seafood in late July announced...
 
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