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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....
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Aquaculture Takes Off inTimor-Leste to Tackle Poverty
TIMOR-LESTE - The government of Timor-Leste has developed a National Aquaculture Development Strategy, designed to help reduce high levels of poverty and chronic...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
New Packaging Keeps Salmon Fresh for 20 days
NORWAY - After several years of research, Nofima has arrived at a packaging method that enables salmon to stay fresh for up to 20 days. Superfresh is the name of...
Monday, April 22, 2013
Government Monitoring Red Tide in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - Red tides have been sighted in Hong Kong waters over the past week, an inter-departmental red tide working group reported...
Friday, April 19, 2013
European Officials Evaluate Mollusc Health
CHILE - During a ten day visit to Chile, European authorities of the Food and Veterinary Office of the European Union (FVO) assessed the Health Certification System...
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Medicines Agency Advises Commission on Animal Antibiotic Use
EU - The European Medicines Agency will provide advice on the impact on public health and animal health of the use of antibiotics in animals. The request was made...
Rice Banks Helping Fish Farmers in Cambodian Coastal Communities
CAMBODIA - Fish farmers in Cambodian coastal communities have been able to improve their food security and generate additional income as a result of village rice...
Monday, April 15, 2013
Are Harmful Algal Blooms Increasing?
ANALYSIS - Over the last few years there seems to be increasing cases of Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB's), often called red tides, causing disruption to the fishing...
No Green Economy Without Blue Economy
GLOBAL - Efforts to end hunger and fight the effects of climate change in the Pacific Islands will hinge on the success of sustainable development, including wise...
Viet Nam Quarantine Law Needed to Protect Production, Exports
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese Government has highlighted the need for stricter regulations on the safety of aquaculture and agricultural goods for export, as it is holding...
Friday, April 12, 2013
Extreme Algae Blooms: The New Normal?
US - A 2011 record-breaking algae bloom in Lake Erie was triggered by long-term agricultural practices coupled with extreme precipitation, followed by weak lake...
Traceability of Fish Products to Benefit Spanish Fishermen
SPAIN - The Director General of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Andres Hermida, has highlighted the importance of the traceability of fishery...
Central Luzon Remains Red-Tide Free
PHILIPPINES - Central Luzon (Region 3) has been declared free from red tide (Harmful Algal Blooms) meaning shellfish from this area can be eaten again....
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Campylobacter E. coli Cases Rise Salmonella Falls
EU - Campylobacteriosis is the most reported zoonotic disease in humans, with a continuous increase in reported cases over the last five years, according to the...
Cuban Health Authority Visits Chile to Enable Fish Exports
CHILE and CUBA - A delegation of food safety experts and veterinarians from Cuba are visiting Chile in order to authorise the safety of the products, allowing them...
Research Enables Fishermen to Harvest Shellfish on Georges Bank
US - With new understanding of toxic algal blooms (Harmful Algal Blooms) in Georges Bank fishery, fishermen are now able to harvest ocean quahogs and surf clams...
Monday, April 08, 2013
SAGARPA Delivers Fishing and Health Projects in Campeche
MEXICO - The Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food, Enrique Martinez Martinez held a working tour of the state of Campeche to...
Friday, April 05, 2013
Mislabelling Underlines Need to Eat More Home Caught Scottish Seafood
SCOTLAND, UK - The news that some types of fish are being mislabelled or substituted and sold for other cheaper varieties underlines the need for consumers to demand...
Cotabato Distributes 260,000 Fingerlings
PHILIPPINES - The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAg) in North Cotabato led the distribution of thousands of fingerlings to fisher folks in the province...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Eating Fish Associated with Lower Risk of Dying Among Older Adults
US - Older adults who have higher levels of blood omega-3 levels—fatty acids found almost exclusively in fatty fish and seafood—may be able to lower their overall...
Food Certification International to Undertake Multi-Species Fishery Pre-Assessments in Western Australia
AUSTRALIA - Food Certification International (FCI) has been appointed by the State Government of Western Australia to undertake the first of four multi-species pre-assessments...
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Weekly Overview: Red Tide Predicted to Affect New England Coastline Again this Year
ANALYSIS - In this weeks news, a threat of red tide has been reported once again for New England, USA during 2013. Similar to last year, the red tide has been predicted...
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