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26 November 2015
USDA Catfish Inspection to Begin in March 2016
US - The USDA has released a final rule establishing an inspection program for catfish, both domestically-raised and imported, which will become effective in March...
25 November 2015
Weekly Overview: FDA Approves AquaBounty GM Salmon for Consumption
ANALYSIS - The biggest headline this week is that after a long wait, AquaBounty has finally received US FDA approval for its GM AquAdvantage® salmon....
Comittment to Aquaculture Could Save 3000 Lives in Bangladesh
BANGLADESH - A new study indicates that a long-term commitment to the farming of small fish in Bangladesh could save as many as 3000 lives over an 11-year period....
17 November 2015
Domoic Acid Findings Triggers Dungeness Crab Closures
US - After Domoic Acid was found in samples of Dungeness Crab, an indefinite delay in the California Fishery was imposed - this could be good news for the British...
05 November 2015
New Study Detects Seafood Fraud in Brussels
BELGIUM - Oceana has disclosed research showing that, on average, 30 per cent of seafood served in Brussels restaurants did not correspond to the species ordered...
30 October 2015
New Study Reveals Salmon Mislabeling in US
US - Oceana has released a new study that reveals the mislabeling of salmon in the US. ...
19 October 2015
Green Solutions Can Be Good for Business, says Young's Seafood
UK - Mike Mitchell, CSR and Technical Director at Young’s Seafood Limited has outlined how sustainability initiatives and responsibly sourcing fish can be good...
16 October 2015
EU Politicians Agree to Strengthen Organic Rules
EUROPE - Organic farmers, processors, traders and importers must meet higher but realistic sustainability criteria and undergo strict food fraud checks to boost...
12 October 2015
What are the Risks of Using Insects as Food or Feed?
EU - Interest is growing in the potential benefits of using insects in food and animal feed, but what would be the risks from production, processing and consumption...
02 October 2015
Portable Device for Sickness-Causing Toxins a Handy Tool for Fishermen
US - Mussels, oysters, scallops and clams might be ingredients for fine cuisine, but they can also be a recipe for diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP). Now, researchers...
01 October 2015
Norwegian Antibiotic Use Low but Growing in Pets
NORWAY - Norwegian antibiotic use is falling in livestock but rising in pets....
30 September 2015
WTO to Investigate South Korea-Japan Fisheries Dispute
SOUTH KOREA - The World Trade Organization (WTO) has set up a special panel to look into South Korea's ban on Japanese fishery products....
17 September 2015
Researchers Find Major Gaps in Understanding Risks, Benefits of Fish Consumption
US - Fish tissue is rarely measured for concentrations of both harmful contaminants and healthful nutrients across a range of species and geographic regions, say...
15 September 2015
Link Found Between Algal Blooms, Liver Disease
US - A US-wide study found a significant positive association between algal bloom coverage and death by non-alcoholic liver disease, reports Science for Environment...
03 September 2015
Chesapeake Bay Algal Bloom Among Most Intense in Years
US - Water sampling and aerial photography by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science show that the algal blooms currently colouring...
24 August 2015
Norwegian Farmed Fish Pass Safety Tests
NORWAY - In 2014, 13,180 farmed fish were investigated for illegal and unwanted substances by Norway's National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES),...
18 August 2015
US Antibiotic Resistance Results Positive for Food Safety
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported mostly encouraging results for food safety in its recent report on antibiotic resistance, although some...
11 August 2015
Weekly Overview: New Legislation to Guide Sustainable Aquaculture Development in Canada
ANALYSIS - The Canadian government is to back the expansion of an environmentally, economically and socially sustainable aquaculture industry through the introduction...
Pathogen Grows on Cold Smoked Salmon in Different Way to in Lab
US - The pathogen Listeria monocytogenes grows on refrigerated smoked salmon by way of different metabolic pathways from those it uses when growing on laboratory...
05 August 2015
Researchers Investigate Oyster Pathogens Harming Aquaculture Production
US - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences researchers have been awarded a $394,694 grant to investigate pathogens that cause disease in oysters. Pathogens represent...
03 August 2015
Importance of Fish Oils in Diet Questioned
US - A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania questions the relevance of fish oil-derived molecules and their purported...
Consumers Do Not View GMO Labels as Negative 'Warnings'
US - Labelling food containing GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) would not act as 'warning' labels and scare consumers away from purchasing these products, according...
21 July 2015
Weekly Overview: Norwegian Aquaculture Antibiotic Use at Lowest Level
ANALYSIS - According the 2014 Fish Health Report from the Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway's antibiotic use in aquaculture is at its lowest since the 1970's,...
17 July 2015
More Investment Needed to Fight World Hunger
GLOBAL - Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion per year on average for investments in rural and urban areas...
Blue Light Can Inactivate Foodborne Pathogens
SINGAPORE - A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) have a strong antibacterial effect...
15 July 2015
Lake Erie 2015 Algal Bloom Predicted Worst in Recent Years
US - US scientists have predicted that the 2015 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season will be among the most severe in recent years....
13 July 2015
New 'Smart Label' Shows Freshness of Packaged Fish
SPAIN - The Polymer Research Group at the University of Burgos has developed a 'smart tag' that tells consumers the freshness of packaged fish by changing colour,...
08 July 2015
Tropical Reef Fish Causes Illness in More People Than Previously Thought
US - Public health records may significantly underestimate the number of people in Florida who are sickened by a rare, dangerous food-borne toxin carried by popular...
06 July 2015
Report Identifies Best Fish Temperatures to Prevent Toxin Development
EU - The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) has produced a report into the best storage temperature to apply to fishery products at retail to prevent the development...
03 July 2015
Future Seafood Supply Altered by Climate Change
GLOBAL - The global supply of seafood is set to change substantially and many people will not be able to enjoy the same quantity and dishes in the future due to...
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