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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Catfish Reveal Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contamination in Northern Italy
ITALY - Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) contamination in catfish in Italian rivers has been found to exceed European Commission limits, a new study, published...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Marketing and the Ethics of Big Food
ANALYSIS - In another edition of the MOFAD Roundtable series, focused on honest dialogue about tough food issues, experts came together at NYU Steinhardt School...
New Safe Smoked Fish Web Tool Launched
UK - All UK businesses producing smoked fish now have access to a free web tool, which can help them make their food safer for consumers....
Monday, July 07, 2014
Sainsbury’s Launches First Freedom Food Rainbow Trout
UK - The first and exclusive Freedom Food-labelled rainbow trout Loch Trout Fillets has been launched at 400 Sainsbury’s stores in the UK....
Friday, July 04, 2014
Growing Market for Global Animal Feed Additives
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additives market is growing at a steady pace and the market is projected to grow in the future because of the increasing demand for...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
How Will Latin America Handle El Niño Threat?
LATIN AMERICA - Latin America is in a better position to face the effects of the forecasted El Niño, than on previous occasions due to fiscal improvements in many...
Part II: Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
New Education Pack Teaches Children About Fish, Food and Nutrition
UK - A primary school in Port Talbot got a special lesson on the importance of eating seafood during a visit from the Welsh Government’s Marine and Fisheries Department...
Fish Parasite on FAO List of Human Health Concerns
GLOBAL - A 'Top Ten' list identifying the food-borne parasites of greatest global concern has been released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
French Seafood Trade Debates Yield and Waste Reduction
FRANCE - As seafood becomes an ever increasing valuable source of protein with rising demand, production yield is a topic of great importance at all levels of the...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
An End to Seafood by 2050?
ISRAEL - A new study has uncovered the reason why 90 per cent fish larvae are biologically doomed to die mere days after hatching....
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
EU Becomes World's Largest Agri-food Exporter
EU - New figures just released show that, in 2013, EU agri-food exports continued to grow as in the previous years and reached a value of €120 billion, which made...
Upper North Shore Closed Area for Shellfish Harvesting
CANADA - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec, has closed off the Upper North Shore for shellfish harvesting because of toxicity....
Friday, June 20, 2014
Viet Nam Remains Top Shrimp Exporter to Japan
VIET NAM - After Japan’s detection of Oxytetracycline (OTC) in shrimp imported from Viet Nam since mid-March 2014, some international sources predicted that Japan...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
New US Campaign for Better Food Labelling
US - A new national poll reveals a consumer mandate for better food production practices and Consumer Reports has launched a campaign to end the 'natural' label...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
UAE Caviar, Sturgeon Products Heading to the US Market
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Emirates AquaTech, the world’s largest indoor sustainable aqua-farming company, has received clearance and approval to export the UAE’s...
Monday, June 16, 2014
35th Anniversary for EU Food Safety Alert System
EU - Europe is more than ever reliant on its Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) to ensure that our food meets some of the highest food safety standards...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
FDA Issues New Advice on Fish Consumption
US - The US Food and Drug Administration and the US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a draft of updated advice on fish consumption. The two agencies have...
Researchers Improving Seafood Safety
EU - New research is underway that aims to improve detection of seafood contaminants that could be used in prevention and to assess their impact on public health....
Friday, June 06, 2014
Researchers Studying Use of Copper to Reduce Bacteria in Salmon
CHILE - Students from St Mary University, Chile are working with the antibacterial properties of copper to try and reduce bacteria present in salmon....
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
US Agencies Join Forces for Future Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
US - Federal agencies have agreed to join their expertise during investigations into foodborne disease outbreaks in future....
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
FAO and OIE Boost Collaboration on Animal Health
GLOBAL - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) have pledged to step up their existing...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Debate on GMO Fish, Food Stirs Strong Feelings in NYC
ANALYSIS - A panel of experts on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) gathered Sunday, April 27 at the Food Book Fair in Williamsburg, New York City, US, to debate...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Harmful Algal Bloom Warnings in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - Four red tides have been sighted in Hong Kong waters over the past week, an inter-departmental red tide working group reported (May 9)....
Monday, May 12, 2014
European Council Adopts Provisions for Animal Plant Financing
EU - The European Council adopted a regulation laying down provisions for the management of expenditure relating to the food chain, animal health and animal welfare,...
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Government Warns Fish Farmers About Antibiotic Use
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned fish cage and fish pond operators against feeding fish stocks with antibiotics to hasten...
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Seafood Global Expo: Zonal Management to Help Beat Disease Outbeaks
BELGIUM - The Global Aquaculture Alliance set out details of its zone management scheme at the opening of the Global Seafood Expo in Brussels on Tuesday, writes...
Monday, May 05, 2014
Can We Feed the World Using Foley's Five Steps?
ANALYSIS - National Geographic has launched a new series starting this month continuing through the end of the year that will focus on food and the challenge of...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Sainsbury’s Launches UK's First Sustainable Tuna Sandwich
UK - Sainsbury’s is the UK’s first retailer to launch a MSC certified sustainable tuna sandwich. With a range of MSC certified pole & line caught sandwiches...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
New Study Finds Only Trace Levels of Radiation from Fukushima in Tuna
US - Albacore tuna caught off the Oregon shore after the Fukushima Daiichi power station in Japan was destroyed in a 2011 earthquake had slightly elevated levels...
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