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27 February 2015
Antimicrobial Resistant Foodborne Bacteria Levels Rising
EU - Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals....
Cutting Food Waste Could Save Global Economy $300 Billion
GLOBAL - Reducing consumer food waste could save between $120 billion and $300 billion a year by 2030....
Economic Models Give Insights Into Global Sustainability Challenges
US - Combining global economics, geography, ecology and environmental sciences is essential to understanding how changes in trade and natural systems in one part...
24 February 2015
Agricultural Production 'Not Suitable' for Food Challenges of the 21st Century
GLOBAL - While the numbers of the chronically hungry have been reduced by 100 million over the past decade, 805 million still go without enough to eat on a regular...
23 February 2015
Strengthening Food Safety in Europe
EU - An upcoming conference on food safety hopes to build upon the high levels of cross-border cooperation achieved by the EU-funded FOODSEG project....
South Africa West Coast Now Red Tide Free
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa's West Coast is now free of red tide, said the Department of Environmental affairs....
11 February 2015
Ten Years of Online Traceability for Safer Food in Europe
EU - TRACES – the European Commission’s free online system that enhances the safety of the food chain and facilitates trade – is celebrating its 10th birthday....
09 February 2015
What’s Left If We Lose Antibiotics?
GLOBAL - Bacterial resistance is developing quickly and many critically important drugs risk becoming obsolete. Disastrous consequences lie in wait therefore unless...
05 February 2015
Researchers Develop Handheld Sensor to Detect Fish Fraud
US - Scientists at the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science have developed a handheld sensor capable of debunking fraudulent seafood species claims,...
Analysis of Antimicrobial Data Confirms Human Animal Link
EU - The use of some antimicrobials in animals and humans will lead to resistance to these antimicrobials in bacteria from animals and humans....
04 February 2015
Get the Hygienic Design of Your Seafood Premises Right
IRELAND - Ensure that the design of you seafood premises meets not only with your company’s legal obligations in producing safe food but also with the increasing...
Harmful Algal Bloom Warning on West Coast
SOUTH AFRICA - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) is currently monitoring an algal bloom detected on the West Coast and has dispatched...
03 February 2015
Algal Blooms Causing Chaos for Irish Shellfish Growers
IRELAND - The Irish Shellfish Association has put a strong case to Minister Simon Coveney outlining the severe crisis in the mussel production sector in west Cork...
29 January 2015
Food Safety Authority Assesses Seafood Methylmercury Risk
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that limiting consumption of fish species with a high methylmercury content is the most effective way...
Campylobacter Cases in EU Stable – Listeria Rising
EU - The number of incidents of illness caused by Campylobacter across Europe appears to be stabilising, according to a new report from the European Food Safety...
20 January 2015
South Korea Urged to Lift Ban on Japan Seafood Imports
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea needs to consider lifting an import ban on Japanese fishery goods if public concerns over their safety are cleared, a Seoul official has...
15 January 2015
Limited Places Available for Fish Quality Assessment Course
UK - There are now limited places available on Seafish's five day Advanced Fish Quality Assessment Course, which will be held in North Wales from 2-6 March 2015....
14 January 2015
First Solar Powered Fish Refrigeration Truck Begins Testing
INDIA - A first-of-its-kind solar-powered cold storage truck for fish has been launched in Colachel, Kanyakumari district....
12 January 2015
New Seafood Processing Sanitation Equipment Piloted in Canada
CANADA - Fogo Island Co-Operative Society will test plant sanitation technology that is new to the seafood processing industry in Newfoundland and Labrador with...
30 December 2014
Is Danish Seaweed Safe to Eat?
DENMARK - Scientists have reviewed literature to discover if there are undesirable bacteria and other microorganisms on edible seaweed from the Danish coastal areas....
24 December 2014
Worries Over Contaminated Wild Fish in Czech Republic
Mercury contamination of some wild fish species in areas of the Czech Republic may put anglers' health at risk, a new study suggests....
16 December 2014
New Analysis Concludes Seafood is Safe and Important to Eat
NORWAY - The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety concludes that seafood is healthy, safe and important for all groups in the population....
11 December 2014
Urban Fish Farmers Must Apply Same Commercial Handling Methods
US - Farmers growing fish in an urban environment must comply with the same fish handling methods as rural aquaculture and commercial fisheries....
25 November 2014
Blue Revolution to Revitalise India’s Fisheries Sector, Says Assocham
INDIA - India’s apex industry body, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (Assocham) has said that the government’s renewed focus on the fisheries...
20 November 2014
Russia Inspects Chile's Fish Export Facilities
CHILE - From now until 28 November, a delegation of specialists from Russia's Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance) will...
19 November 2014
Seafish Delivers Seafood Importance Message to Northern Ireland Schools
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A brand new education pack designed to teach children about the importance of seafood for a healthy diet has been made available to every...
18 November 2014
Antibiotics in Aquaculture – Are They Needed?
GLOBAL - The miracle drugs of the 20th century are in danger of running out of power. Antibiotic use in both humans and animals is contributing to a reservoir of...
Alarming Rise of Antibiotic Resistance in Europe
EU - Antibiotic resistance has increased in the past years to the point that now constitutes a serious risk to public health....
14 November 2014
Tiny Amounts of Fukushima Radioactivity Detected Off US/Canada West Coast
US - Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have detected the presence of small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima disaster...
Australian Vets Raise Awareness on Careful Use of Antibiotics
AUSTRALIAN – The seriousness of antibiotic resistance in animals leading to superbugs has been underlined by the Australian Veterinary Association....
 
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