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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Weekly Overview: EU to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance in Aquatic Animals
ANALYSIS - The European Commission has adopted proposals on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed, to improve the health and well-being of animals (including...
Five Shark Species and All Manta Rays Receive Stronger Protection
GLOBAL - From Sunday 14 September, international trade in specimens of five shark species and all manta ray species, including their meat, gills and fins, will need...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Weekly Overview: Pressure on Commission Forces Support for EU Fishermen
ANALYSIS - Pressure mounted this week in Europe for the European Commission to take action to support the fisheries sector in the face of the bans on a number of...
Friday, September 05, 2014
Small Island Developing States Need More Help on the Path to Sustainable Development
GLOBAL - Coping with climate change should be seen as more than just a question of survival for small island countries - the international community should view...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Weekly Overview: Calls for EU to Start Helping Fishing Industry Affected by Russian Import Ban
ANALYSIS - The EU has been accused of doing little to help fishery and aquaculture producers, who have been affected Russia's import ban, which will cause losses...
Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Iain Shone to Continue with GAA as Development Director
GLOBAL - Long-time supporter Iain Shone will continue with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) organization, acting as its Development Director....
Leading Salmon and Trout Egg Producers Collaborate for Bigger Market Share
UK and US - Two world leading aquaculture companies have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to significantly extend their global share of the Atlantic...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Detected in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has revealed that a new trout disease has been discovered in Chile, writes...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Nestlé Steps up Commitment to Animal Welfare
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Nestlé has launched a new set of guidelines for animal welfare for its producers....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Argentina Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine...
Global Aquaculture Market is Expected to Reach $15.90 Billion in 2019
GLOBAL - According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global aquaculture market was valued at $11.16 billion in 2012 and is expected...
FAO Urges Continued Support for Animal Disease Monitoring
GLOBAL - The FAO has told ministers of health and agriculture meeting in Indonesia that animal disease monitoring systems require sustained support and have a critical...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Weekly Overview: Norway and UK Find New Markets for Fish Halted by Russian Import Ban
ANALYSIS - After Russia announced its ban on imports of fishery products from Norway, US, EU, Canada and Australia, many of the countries most hit are now trying...
Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Animal Feed Additives Market to Reach $20 billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additive market, valued at $14.9 billion in 2013, is estimated to reach $20 billion by 2020....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Weekly Overview: Scotland and Norway to be Hit Hard by Russian Ban on Fish Imports
ANALYSIS - Last week, Russia's president Vladimir Putin announced a ban on imports of agricultural and fishery products from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Zealand King Salmon Pulls Out of the Chinese Market
ANALYSIS - The New Zealand King Salmon company will no longer be selling to the Chinese market. The company's chief executive stated that it was no longer able to...
Monday, August 04, 2014
Last Chance to Have Your say on MSC Chain of Custody Programme Review
GLOBAL - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has opened a second round of public consultation on its proposals for improving its Chain of Custody (CoC) programme...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Typhoon Hits South East Asia Tilapia Farms
GLOBAL - Typhoon Rammasun has hit southern China and Viet Nam affecting tilapia and pangasius production. An increase in the prices of these fish is expected as...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Weekly Overview: McDonald's Fish Burger May be Banned from Russia
ANALYSIS - McDonald's may be banned from producing a range of burgers and dairy products in Russia after the Russian food safety agency, Rosselkhoznadzor, suspected...
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....
Friday, July 25, 2014
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...
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
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...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Fisheries and Aquaculture Playing a Key Role in Africa’s Economy
AFRICA - The fisheries and aquaculture sector contribute significantly to Africa’s overall economy. In a new study published by FAO, the value added by the fisheries...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Animal Feed Additives Market Expected to Reach $20 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - According to a new research report by Allied Market Research, the global animal feed additives market was valued at $14.9 billion in 2013 and is estimated...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: Barley and Sweet Potato Prove Effective as Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - The Philippines Tarlac College of Agriculture (TCA) is studying the sweet potato as a nutritious and low cost feed source for the aquaculture industry,...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Aquaculture to Remain Fastest Growing Food Sector
GLOBAL - Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and...
 
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