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Tuesday, June 04, 2013
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....
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...
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