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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Knowledge of Vulnerability in Supply Chain to Detect Food Fraud
NETHERLANDS - Food fraud has always taken place and there are incidents on a regular basis. To combat food fraud more effectively, information is required on which...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Pioneering EU Project on Track to Assess Level of Contaminants in Seafood
EU - Pollution of the oceans and climate change has sparked concerns not just about the status of the marine environment but also about the impact on seafood safety...
DNA Testing Confirms Friend of the Sea Labelled Fish's Origin
ITALY - DNA analysis carried out in March 2014 by Bicocca University of Milan has confirmed that the sample of Friend of the Sea labelled products tested uses the...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
£4 Million Investment for UK Food Production Innovation
UK - Businesses including an urban farm and spin-outs from Universities across the UK have received a share of £4 million of funding from government and industry...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Korean Delegation Visits Ecuador's Shrimp Processing Plants and Farms
ECUADOR - The National Fisheries Institute (INP), under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MAGAP) entity, was visited by a delegation from the...
Antimicrobial Resistance Remains in Commonly Detected in Bacteria in Humans, Animals and Food
EU - Bacteria most frequently causing food-borne infections, such as Salmonella and Campylobacter, show significant resistance to common antimicrobials, according...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
New Study Looks at Norovirus Removal in Oysters
UK - The Food Standards Agency is inviting tenders to design and execute a research study to identify and evaluate possible enhancements to improve norovirus removal...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Sustainable Aquaculture Project Shows Compliance with European Standards
VIET NAM - A sustainable aquaculture project was conducted by the College of Agriculture and Fisheries (under the Can Tho University) in cooperation with The University...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Algal Bloom Kills Fish, Shellfish in South Australia
AUSTRALIA - A naturally occurring algal bloom has formed near Coffin Bay on the West Coast of South Australia, resulting in localised fish and shellfish deaths,...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Fish Workers Trained on Fish Handling and Hygiene
BOLIVIA - The National Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority (SENASAG) organised a workshop in Beni district to train workers in the fisheries and aquaculture...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Tackling Fish Waste in North Africa and the Near East
AFRICA - Reducing high food losses and waste will be critical to improving food availability, achieving food security, and reducing stress on natural resources in...
Monday, February 24, 2014
Food Authority Criticised For Bacillus Safety Tests
EU – The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has been criticised by a British veterinary body over its evaluation of the safety of bacillus species in the food...
Scientists Find Low Levels of Heavy Metals in Saithe
NORWAY - Fillets of saithe from the North Sea and the Skagerrak contain low levels of heavy metals, which means that they are safe to eat....
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Fukushima Launches Fish Safety Website
JAPAN - Fukushima Prefecture’s fisheries organization has launched a website as part of efforts to publicise information about the radiation-related safety of...
Female Fish Retailers Gain Access to Sheltered Marketplaces
EGYPT - Female fish retailers in Egypt now have access to safe and clean sheltered marketplaces thanks to work by WorldFish. ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Campylobacter and Salmonella Cases Falling Across Europe
EUROPE- The number of cases of infections from Campylobacter and Salmonella in Europe are falling....
Friday, February 14, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Good Food Safety Crucial for Aquaponics
US - As an up-coming industry, aquaponic systems need to have excellent food safety. Sarah Taber, Director of Food Safety at the Aquaponics Association, discusses...
How Big is Carbon Footprint of Food Waste?
GLOBAL - The carbon footprint of worldwide food losses and food waste amounts to the equivalent of 3.3 giga tons of CO2 emissions....
Harmful Algal Bloom Blamed for Hainan Fish Deaths
CHINA - Officials in south China's island province of Hainan have blamed red tide, harmful algal blooms, for the recent mass deaths of fish and shrimp in sea areas...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Heavy Metals in Asian Carp not a Health Concern to Most
US - Researchers at the Prairie Research Institute's Illinois Natural History Survey have found that overall, concentrations of arsenic, selenium, and mercury in...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
VietNam, China Agree General Procedures in Seafood Quarantine
VIET NAM - Viet Nam and China have set up special working groups to deal with inspection and quarantine procedures of agricultural, fish and forestry products imported...
Ukraine Clears 10 Vietnamese Fishery Establishments for Export
VIET MAN - On 21 January 2014, the National Agro Forestry Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQAD) published an official letter, sent by State Veterinary...
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Our Race Against Bacteria: Linking Livestock Production and Human Medicine
GLOBAL - The last decade has seen veterinary authorities address the routine use of antimicrobial drugs and prescribe more judicious use. But how could this benefit...
Risk Assessment Institute Offers Consumer Tips for Handling Fish
DENMARK - As part of International Green Week 2014, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) provides information on fish and sea food, their health benefits...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Japan Removes Reduces Ethoxyquin Testing of Viet Nnam Shrimp
VIET NAM - On January 21 2014, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan (MHLW) issued an official announcement on increasing maximum residue limits (MRL)...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Malaysian Consumer Group Calls for Ban on Antibiotics in Animal Feed
MALAYA - A consumer group in Malaysia has called on the authorities to ban antibiotic use in animal feeds following the EU ban on antibiotics in animal feed....
European Parliament Calls for Crack Down on Food Fraud
EU - European Members of Parliament have called on European countries to fix penalties for food fraud at at least twice the economic gain the fraudster gets from...
Monday, January 20, 2014
Fisheries Still Affected by Oil Spill in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Fisherfolk in Estancia, particularly Barangay Botongan hit by an oil spill, are still warned by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, not...
Friday, January 17, 2014
New Research Shows Dogfish, Swordfish and Mussels Accumulate the most Toxic Metals
SPAIN - Researchers at the University of Granada have published the largest study to date that analyses the levels of toxic metals (mercury, cadmium, lead, tin and...
Harmful Algal Bloom Affecting Philippines Shellfish
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned the public not to catch or eat shellfish from some coastal waters due to the presence...
 
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