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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory residue testing is withdrawn at the end...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
EU Adopts Proposals to Improve Health, Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
EU - The European Commission has adopted proposals on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed, to improve the health and well-being of animals, to tackle...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Red Tides Sighted in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - Two red tides have been sighted in Hong Kong waters over the past week, an inter-departmental red tide working group reported on the 5 September....
Monday, September 08, 2014
Rhode Island Adopts Oyster Aquaculture Disease Management Plan
US - The state of Rhode Island has adopted a plan facilitated by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to reduce the likelihood of human...
Friday, September 05, 2014
Randox Screen Test to Counter Rise in Oxytetracyclines
GLOBAL - A sharp rise in Oxytetracyclines residues within Asian seafood products has coincided with the development of a brand new test for the antimicrobial agent....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Fish and Chip Shop Awards Adds New Healthier Category
UK - The new Healthy Eating ‘Fish and Chips’ Award, sponsored by LoSalt, acknowledges UK fish and chip businesses that are excelling in educating and informing...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Seafood Mislabeling can Expose Consumers to High Mercury Levels
US - New measurements from fish purchased at retail seafood counters in 10 different states show the extent to which mislabeling can expose consumers to unexpectedly...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Ecuador Starts Seasonal Red and Blue Crab Fishing Ban
ECUADOR - The second ban of fishing for red and blue crabs started on 15 August and will end on 15 September 2014....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
iPhone App Guides Pregnant Women on Eating Fish Safely
US - An iPhone app from Purdue University can help women who are pregnant or nursing safely eat seafood, a good source of nutrients for babies but also the subject...
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Viet Nam Cracks Down on Chemical Use in Shrimp Farming
VIET NAM - The Prime Minister has directed ministries and agencies to monitor shrimp production and trade more strictly....
New Handling Guideline Booklet to Benefit the Shrimp Industry
CANADA - Operators in the provincial shrimp sector will be better positioned to pursue best practices with the introduction of a new booklet supported by the Provincial...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Red Tide Sighted in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - A red tide has been sighted in Hong Kong waters over the past week, an inter-departmental red tide working group reported....
Monday, August 04, 2014
New Regulations on Seafood Exports to Mexico
VIET NAM - All fisheries products exported to Mexico from countries including Viet Nam must now comply with new quarantine regulations....
Friday, August 01, 2014
New Research Finds Invasive Lionfish is Likely Safe to Eat
US - Scientists have learned that recent fears of invasive lionfish causing fish poisoning may be unfounded. If so, current efforts to control lionfish by fishing...
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...
Concern Continues Over Potential Residues in Imported Foods
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
Japan Finds Feces, Poison on Vietnamese Shishamo Fish
JAPAN - A shipment of frozen shishamo from Viet Nam has been found to contain rat poison and feces, according to Japanese officials....
McDonald's Beef,Chicken and Fish Burgers May be Banned in Russia
RUSSIA - McDonald's may be banned from producing a range of burgers and dairy products in Russia....
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...
 
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