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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Waitrose Canned Tuna to Carry MSC label
UK - Waitrose has announced an industry-leading pledge to carry the MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) logo on its range of canned tuna. ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Welfare Assurance Scheme to be Reviewed
UK - The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has commissioned an independent, expert review of its farmed animal welfare assurance scheme,...
Monday, February 18, 2013
Morrisons Commits to Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme
UK - Morrisons is announcing a series of new commitments developed in partnership with Seafish's Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) as part of its seafood policy....
Friday, February 15, 2013
Young’s Welcomes Fish Fight’s Impact on Dynamite and Discards
UK - Young’s Seafood Limited welcomes the scrutiny that Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s latest Fish Fight TV show, has brought to the unacceptable use of dynamite...
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Marine Harvest to Attend Queen's 60th Anniversary Celebration
UK - Marine Harvest Scotland is to take part in celebrations this summer for the 60th anniversary of The Queen's Coronation. The Gardens at Buckingham Palace will...
Introductory Sustainable Aquaculture Course starts April 2013
SCOTLAND - The next online introductory certificate course in Sustainable Aquaculture from the University of St Andrews is due to start on 29th April 2013....
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Marine Harvest Buys Scottish Company Lewis Salmon
SCOTLAND, UK - Marine Harvest is expanding its reach again as it announces its purchase of Lewis Salmon, a Scottish based salmon farm. ...
Friday, February 08, 2013
Switch the Fish Campaign a Big Success for Scottish Mussels
UK - Rope grown mussels from the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group enjoyed a great reception from consumers during Sainsbury’s recent ‘Switch the Fish’ campaign....
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Fishing and Renewable Energy Industries Work Together
SCOTLAND, UK - The Crown Estate is launching plans to conduct a new research study that will explore how the Pentland Firth and Orkney waters wave and tidal projects...
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Withdrawal of Confirmed Designations for Koi Herpesvirus
UK - Confirmed Designations for the control of KHV disease have been lifted from all of the sites listed in the table below following successful completion of a...
Monday, January 28, 2013
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...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Fishing Industry Throws its Support Behind Galway, Aberdeen Expos
SCOTLAND, UK - Mara Media, the organiser of the Skipper Expo International fisheries exhibitions in Galway and Aberdeen, says it is delighted with the high level...
Monday, January 14, 2013
Artisanal Hastings Herring Fishery Wins Top Sustainability Award
UK - The Hastings Fisherman's Protection Society artisanal herring fishery, which has Marine Stewardship Council accreditation, has won the Billingsgate Seafood...
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...
Monday, December 31, 2012
Fantastic First Year for Anglesey Sea Bass
WALES, UK - Anglesey Aquaculture Ltd, the only producer of sea bass in the United Kingdom, has hailed its first year of business as an overwhelming success. ...
Friday, December 28, 2012
Cefas' World-Class Science Praised in Independent Review
UK - A recent independent Science Review of Cefas found that its general level of science is "excellent and in several areas is leading at the European and global...
Friday, December 21, 2012
Sainsbury’s Introduces MSC Certified Canned Tuna
UK - Sainsbury’s has announced that 100 per cent of the canned skipjack tuna sourced from the Maldives and canned under Sainsbury’s own label will now be MSC...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
PAMBuoyT Acoustic Monitoring System Helps Protect Salmon
SCOTLAND, UK - The new PAMBuoyT acoustic monitoring system officially launched in September by SMRU Ltd, the spin out from the Sea Mammal Research Unit at University...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Seafish Announces New Chair Appointment
UK - Seafish welcomes the announcement by Owen Paterson, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, that Elaine Hayes has been appointed as Chair...
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...
Thursday, December 06, 2012
Groceries Adjudicator to Have Power to Fine Supermarkets
UK - Large supermarkets who deal with suppliers unfairly could be fined by the new Groceries Code Adjudicator, as it is being given greater powers to enforce the...
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Lincolnshire Home to Sustainably Farmed Tilapia
UK - Tilapia is a high protein nutritional fish that is now sustainably and ethically farmed in Lincolnshire, UK. The Fish Company produces 100 per cent British...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Adjudicator Must be Able to Fine Unfair Retailers
UK - As the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill looks set to become law, the National Farmers Union says that although it is a strong and workable piece of legislation,...
Surge in Aquaculture Activity for Food Certification International
SCOTLAND, UK - Food Certification International has completed the first trial audit for farmed salmon in the UK against the new Aquaculture Stewardship (ASC) Standard....
Monday, November 19, 2012
Success for Glenarm Organic Salmon in Hong Kong
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - First Minister Rt. Peter D Robinson and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MP MLA have announced that Glenarm Organic Salmon is to supply...
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Associated Seafoods Appoints new Finance Director
SCOTLAND, UK - Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL) in Buckie has appointed David John Hepburn as its new Finance Director in a move that will further bolster its senior...
Fusion Marine Plays Key Role in Innovative New IMTA Shellfish Culture System
SCOTLAND, UK - Fish farm equipment supplier Fusion Marine has played a key role in the development of an innovative new method for farming abalone and other shellfish. ...
Friday, November 02, 2012
British Tilapia on the Menu at Billingsgate Sustainability Awards
UK - The Fish Company has been invited to participate in the ‘Celebration of Sustainable Fish and Shellfish’ event to be held at Billingsgate Market on the 21...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Lossie Seafoods Scoops Top Honours at Food Awards
SCOTLAND, UK - It was a double celebration for Lossie Seafoods as it scooped a prestigious export award in recognition of its success in developing new markets for...
New Hatchery Plays Key Role in Marine Harvest Expansion Plans
ANALYSIS - Marine Harvest is building a new hatchery facility at a fish farm in Lochailort, on the west coast of Scotland, UK. The new hatchery will play an important...
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