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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Recognises BAP Farmed Shrimp Standards
GLOBAL- Two-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp standards of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) are equivalent to a yellow “Good Alternative” rating...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Lilly to Acquire Novartis Animal Health
GLOBAL - Eli Lilly is to acquire Novartis Animal Health for approximately $5.4 billion in an all-cash deal that will strengthen and diversify Lilly’s own animal...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Fish Vet Group: Interpreting Bioassay Results
ANALYSIS - In part two of Fish Vet Group’s article on the reasons and methodology behind carrying out a sea lice bioassay, Chris Findlay explains the challenges...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Weekly Overview: Cooke Aquaculture to Buy Marine Harvest's Shetland, Orkney Operations
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to sell its salmon farming operations, in the Shetland and Orkney Islands of Scotland, to the Canadian fish farming...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Want to get Rid of Waste Fishing Nets and Rope?
NORWAY and THE NETHERLANDS - It is estimated that each year 640,000 tones of useless nets and ropes are discarded or lost in the sea, which is a serious threat to...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Cooke to Take Over Marine Harvest Salmon Operations in Shetland, Orkney
GLOBAL - Marine Harvest is to sell its integrated salmon farming operations, Meridian Salmon Farms Limited, in the Shetland and Orkney Islands, Scotland, to the...
Monday, March 24, 2014
EU Restricts Seafood Trade from Illegal Fishing Nations
GLOBAL - Four leading environmental groups – Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF have welcomed a decision by the...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Weekly Overview: World's Largest Prawn Farm to be Built in China
GLOBAL - In this week's news, the worlds largest prawn farm is to be constructed in Zhongshan, China, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite, Editor. ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
IFFO Membership Continues to Grow
GLOBAL - For the fourth year running, the Marine Ingredients Organisation IFFO family is continuing to grow, reaching out to developing markets in Asia and expanding...
Monday, February 24, 2014
Oceana Receives $3 million Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grant
GLOBAL - Oceana has been awarded a $3 million grant from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. The grant will aid efforts to protect threatened ocean habitat and keystone...
Friday, February 21, 2014
EJF Awarded IMCS Network ‘Stop IUU Fishing Award’
GLOBAL - On 20 February 2014, the Environmental Justice Foundation was announced as the Second Place Winner of the IMCS Network ‘Stop IUU Fishing Award’ for...
Nutreco Expands in Asia
GLOBAL - Nutreco is expanding its presence in Asia. With two new state-of-the-art plants in Viet Nam (Ho Chi Minh City area) and Indonesia (East Java) and a remodel...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Solid Results for Nutreco in a Challenging Market
GLOBAL - Nutreco have announced solid results in line with their 2013 Q3 outlook....
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Weekly Overview: How do we Grow the US Aquaculture Industry?
ANALYSIS - This week is in Seattle, USA, for the Aquaculture America show. One of the first presentations of the day discussed one of the biggest...
Monday, February 10, 2014
Study Establishes Positive Role of Specialty Feed Ingredients
GLOBAL - The Specialty Feed Ingredients Sustainability (SFIS) Project Consortium, dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of livestock production through...
Friday, February 07, 2014
Nutreco to Sell Spanish Meat and Feed Business
GLOBAL - Animal nutrition, fish feed and meat processor Nutreco is to sell of its compound feed and meat operations in Spain and Portugal...
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Seafood Buyers Join Salmon Fishery Improvement Project Partnership
GLOBAL - Four major seafood buyers have joined the Wild Salmon Center’s Salmon Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) Partnership. The Partnership, which includes Nestlé,...
Friend of the Sea New Logo Awareness Campaign
EUROPE - Friend of the Sea (FOS) has announced a new TV Campaign for the Italian and Swiss audience to be followed by similar initiatives in Spain and other countries....
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
True North Salmon Now Offering BAP, Three-Star Certified Salmon
CANADA and US - True North salmon from Atlantic Canada and Maine is now certified to the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards, allowing the company to offer...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
SLICE: A Sustainable Treatment Against Sea Lice
ANALYSIS - Robin Wardle, Global strategic Marketing Director and Chris Haacke, Global Marketing Director, MSD Animal Health talk to Lucy Towers,
Friday, January 31, 2014
Bloomberg Project Aims to End Overfishing in Brazil, Philippines and Chile
GLOBAL - Bloomberg Philanthropies has launched the Vibrant Oceans initiative, a commitment of $53 million over five years to promote reforms to boost fish populations...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
How to Achieve Good Health and Welfare of Farmed Fish
ANALYSIS - Maintaining good health and welfare of fish is vital to a sustainable aquaculture sector. Dr Peter Southgate, Fish Vet Group, speaks to TheFishSite Editor,...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Weekly Overview: Wal-Mart Accepts Alaska's Responsible Fisheries Management Programme
ANALYSIS - Inthis week's news, US supermarket giant Wal-Mart will continue to stock Alaskan seafood in its stores nationwide after accepting Alaska's Responsible...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Best Aquaculture Practices Experienced Growth In 2013
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification programme had a fruitful 2013, experiencing robust...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Weekly Overview: University of Arizona Release PCR Test for Early Mortality Syndrome
ANALYSIS - The University of Arizona, US, is releasing a PCR test that detects the bacteria causing the deadly shrimp disease Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS)....
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Darling Completes VION Ingredients Acquisition
GLOBAL - Darling International Inc. has completed its acquisition of VION Ingredients, a division of VION Holding NV (a member of the VION Food Group), for approximately...
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Weekly Overview: EMS Detection Method Hopes to Reduce Outbreaks
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a research team led by Dr Chu-Fang Lo, Dean of the College of Life Sciences at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan, in...
Friday, December 20, 2013
Call for Pilot Partners to Test Audit Manual for ASC Seriola/Cobia Standard
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council standard for Seriola/Cobia will be finalised shortly. ASC invites farms and certifiers to help pilot the audit manual....
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Weekly Overview: New Year Promises More Sustainable Fishing as Reformed Fisheries Policy Comes into Effect
ANALYSIS - Last week, the European Union Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) reform package was approved in a final plenary vote. The new policy will now come into effect...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Sal Mar Sells Shares in Bakkafrost
FAROE ISLANDS and NORWAY - Norwegian fish farming company Sal Mar has sold all of its shares in Bakkafrost....
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