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Tuesday, June 11, 2013
US Joins Call to End Food Waste
ANALYSIS - The US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has joined the mounting global call to end food waste. ...
Monday, June 10, 2013
Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon, Crab Fisheries Starting Up
US - Amidst the salmon fisheries starting up all across the state, several Alaska crab seasons also get underway each summer. In mid-June, the summer Dungeness crab...
Campaign Groups Petition President Obama over Misuse of Antibiotics
US - Campaign groups in the US have sent a petition signed by 795 health professionals to President Barack Obama, urging him to pressure the Food and Drug Administration...
Friday, June 07, 2013
Russia Discusses Safety of Chilean Seafood
RUSSIA - Talks between Russia and Chile took place on 3 June 2013 in Moscow during the official visit of the Chilean delegation in order to get acquainted with the...
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Farmed Salmon Raises Blood Levels of Omega-3s
US - People who eat farm-raised salmon can increase their intake of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids to levels that may help reduce their risk of heart disease, according...
Fishery, Aquaculture Product Safety Regulations Revised
ECUADOR - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP) has reviewed and updated the National Control Plan (NCP) which guarantees the...
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Aquaculture is Supplying Seafood to a Growing Demand
US - The growing demand for seafood around the world is offering some opportunities for alternative production systems....
Aquaculture to be Enhanced in Ethiopia
ETHIOPIA - An aquaculture workshop in Addis Ababa, organised by Wageningen UR and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), resulted in...
Congresswomen Votes Against Antibiotic Bill
US - Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter, who has mounted a campaign against the misuse and over use of antibiotics, has voted against a bill designed to control their...
Monday, June 03, 2013
Chilean Delegation Visit Russia for Seafood Trade Cooperation
RUSSIA and CHILE - A delegation from the Chilean National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority(SERNAPESCA) will be visiting Russia to cooperate on seafood safety...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Argentina Improves Oyster Health Monitoring
ARGENTINA - In order to hopefully meet the requirements of the EU on exported oysters, Argentina is carrying out oyster health sampling along the coast....
Monday, May 27, 2013
No Red Tide in Central Luzon; Seafood Safe to Eat
PHILIPPINES - Bulacan, Zambales and Bataan provinces remain free from paralytic shellfish poison or red tide....
Friday, May 24, 2013
Beneficial Levels of Iodine in Seafood Highlighted
UK - Seafood is one of the best natural sources of Iodine, but consumer awareness of its health benefits is virtually non-existent....
Monday, May 20, 2013
Some Areas Still Positive for Red Tide in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) continues to warn the public that shellfishes collected at Dumanquillas Bay in Zamboanga del Sur,...
Call for Action to Boost EU Aquaculture Sector
BRUSSELS - A call has gone out for European-wide action to take into account the special needs of the aquaculture sector and boost fish health in Europe, writes...
Friday, May 17, 2013
New Era of Fisheries Policy Needed to Secure Nutrition for Millions
GLOBAL - Securing the critical contribution of wild fish stocks to food and nutrition security in the developing world depends on better governance and management...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
NACA Implements Good Aquaculture Practices Training Programme
INDONESIA - The Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) has been selected by the World Bank to implement a six day training programme on “Good Aquaculture...
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Microsite Exposes Faces Behind Myths About Fish and Mercury
US - The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has launched a new microsite to correct what it calls 'dangerous misinformation' about seafood and mercury. ...
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
EC Adopts Smarter Rules for Safer Food
EU - The European Commission has proposed a landmark package to modernise, simplify and strengthen the agri-food chain in Europe....
Friday, May 03, 2013
Importance of Fish for Feeding Nine Billion
GLOBAL - With the prospect that by 2050 the world will have nine billion mouths to feed, the aquaculture industry is expected to play a big role. In line with...
Solar Power Fish Dryer Improves Fishermens' Income
SRI LANKA - A new solar powered fish dryer has been set up in Sri Lanka. The dryer will allow farmers to generate more income as more fish can be safely preserved...
Thursday, May 02, 2013
No New Russian Restrictions on Norwegian Fish
NORWAY - The Russian veterinary service has imposed no additional restrictions on fish from Norway....
Electron-Beam Pasteurisation of Raw Oysters May Improve Food Safety
US - To address the issue of health risk from eating raw oysters, researchers and scientists have studied how electron-beam pasteurisation of raw oysters may reduce...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Norway to Meet with Russia Over Possible Import Ban
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (FSA) has requested a meeting with Russia to discuss Norwegian fish and seafood exports to Russia....
Chinese Delegation Visits Fish Establishments in Argentina
ARGENTINA - A delegation from the National Certification and Accreditation Agency (CNCA) of China has visited fish and poultry establishments in Argentina in order...
G-8 Members Agreed to New Alliance for Food Security, Nutrition Initiative
GLOBAL - Following the commitment of the L'Aquila Summit, in 2012 leaders of the G-8 engaged with African partners to foster global food security. In this framework,...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
New Chilean Law Ensures Sustainable Fishing, Aquaculture
CHILE - During the European Seafood Exposition in Brussels, the Chilean authorities unveiled a new ambitious national legislation that will ensure the seafood exported...
Diatoms Help Prevent Harmful Algal Blooms in Fish Ponds
GLOBAL - With the growth of Harmful Algae Blooms causing huge economic looses to fish farmers and fishermen, Diatoms are a natural answer to preventing the growth...
Monday, April 29, 2013
Pollution Closes Shellfish Harvesting in Magdalen Islands
CANADA - Shellfish harvesting in the Magdalen Islands is now forbidden due to pollution....
Friday, April 26, 2013
Russia May Halt Norwegian Salmon Imports Again
RUSSIA - The Russian Veterinary service, Rosselkhoznadzor, has detected harmful microorganisms in salmon and trout imported from Norway....
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