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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...
02 July 2015
Sharing Knowledge of Animal Nutrition Can Help Bridge the Productivity Gap
NETHERLANDS - Gaining new insights into animal nutrition and sharing this knowledge with others can help to bridge the global food gap. Professor Leo den Hartog...
29 June 2015
Success for FDA Fish Fraud Fighting Programme
US - The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) ongoing integration of forensic science as a way of combating seafood fraud and mislabeling is paying off....
Call for More Action on Global Food Security to Beat Hunger
GLOBAL - A United Nations’ target set in 2000 to reduce global hunger by a half by 2015 had almost been achieved....
23 June 2015
Kerala Launches New Aquaponics Project
INDIA - The Kerala State Fisheries Department has drawn up plans to use an aquaponics system with tilapia to help the newly-launched efforts to produce safe-to-eat...
19 June 2015
New Trans Fats Ban will not Apply to Fish Feed
US - The US Food and Drug Administration released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognized as safe, or GRAS,...
18 June 2015
MEPs Extend Animal Cloning Ban to Feed, Food and Imports
EU - A draft law to ban the cloning of all farm animals, their descendants and products derived from them, including imports, in the EU was voted by the Environment...
17 June 2015
Researchers Work to Reduce Risk from Algae Blooms
CANADA - University of Alberta scientists are working to mitigate the risks of toxic algae blooms using advanced flow cytometry, a technique they developed and have...
Call for Improvement in Counter Measure Against Food Poisoning Outbreaks
US - A consumer watchdog body in the US has called on authorities to step up reporting of outbreaks of food-borne illness and improve measures to counter the threat....
26 May 2015
US Politicians Debate Controversial Catfish Inspection
US - American lawmakers are trying again to stop a controversial catfish inspection programme, which has been described as a waste of American taxpayers’ money...
14 May 2015
Gulf of Maine Algal Blooms Extent Predicted Similar to Last Three Years
US - New England's spring and summer harmful algal blooms will be similar in extent to those of the past three years, according to the 2015 Gulf of Maine seasonal...
13 May 2015
Chesapeake Bay Harmful Algal Blooms Increasing
US - In the past 20 years, there has been a substantial increase in harmful algal bloom events in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, according to new research...
11 May 2015
Alaska Fish Factor: How Much are Fishermen Affected by Long Term Health Problems?
US - How much are fishermen affected by long term health problems like hearing loss, lack of sleep and high blood pressure? A pilot study aims to find out and researchers...
05 May 2015
Odisha to Set Up Quality Control Lab for Marine Products
INDIA - Odisha government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) to set up a laboratory for...
01 May 2015
New Ice Plant to Boost Somaliland Fisheries Sector
SOMALILAND - Local fisheries in Somaliland are set to benefit from a new ice plant. The ice plant will help keep landed fish fresh and in premium condition, helping...
24 April 2015
More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food...
20 April 2015
China Steps up Monitoring of Farm and Aquatic Products
CHINA - Monitoring of farm and aquaculture products in China by the Ministry of Agriculture for quality and safety has found that the majority are safe and the levels...
16 April 2015
Residue Levels in Food Falling Across EU
EU - The amount pesticides or veterinary drug residues found in meat and food products across Europe is falling and the majority of products pose no risk to public...
14 April 2015
German Survey Shows Salmonella Falling but No Drop in Campylobacter
ANALYSIS - A survey of foodborne pathogens in poultry meat in Germany and the incidence of illness has shown that the number of cases of Salmonella poisoning are...
02 April 2015
Confusion Increasing over Medicines in Farmed Animals
UK - The majority of shoppers in the UK believe growth hormones are used by farmers to make animals for food grow faster and that antibiotics used in livestock make...
US Plans to Combat and Prevent Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
US - A smarter and judicious use of antibiotics will help to slow the emergence of resistant bacteria....
Environmental Labelling of Fish Considered in Malaysia
MALAYSIA - The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry is mulling a proposal to include environmental impact information on the labelling of aquaculture produce....
01 April 2015
Californian Seafood Company Ordered to Stop Work
US - LA Star Seafood Company Inc. has been told by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to halt operations over concerns about food safety....
Time-out on Trade Talks and Global Negotiations Stall
GLOBAL - Talks at the World Trade Organization over food safety and animal and plant health as part of the on-going trade negotiations have come to an impasse....
31 March 2015
NOAH Calls for Evidence-based Decisions on Future Legislation
UK - The UK industry body for veterinary medicines, the National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) has called for backing for the EU regulations and changes that will...
25 March 2015
Antimicrobial Resistance – Who is Responsible?
ANALYSIS - Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials has been linked to the emergence and spread of organisms resistant to them, rendering treatments obsolete and threatening...
19 March 2015
IFPRI: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico Home to Half World’s Hungry
GLOBAL - Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Mexico may be rising economic powerhouses, but these five fast-growing, middle income countries are still home to nearly...
12 March 2015
Akranes Factory Starts Freezing Capelin Roe
ICELAND - Capelin roe from Faxi RE’s landing is being frozen as of last week to get the production line up and running before the roe reaches full maturity....
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....
 
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