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Monday, February 18, 2013
Gender Reversal in Tilapia Fish to Increase Production
OMAN - To increase the production of farm-raised tilapia, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) has turned to sex reversal in the fish....
Morrisons Commits to Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme
UK - Morrisons is announcing a series of new commitments developed in partnership with Seafish's Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) as part of its seafood policy....
FDA and JIFSAN Announce Online Training for Aquaculture Producers and Importers
US - The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it has partnered with the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) at the University...
Transforming Food and Agri Supply Chain
GLOBAL - The operating environment for food and agri companies is becoming increasingly complex as new external influences compound traditional pressures like rising...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
NSF International Acquires Seafood Testing Company
GLOBAL - NSF International, an independent global public health and safety organisation which develops standards, and tests and certifies products for the food,...
Scottish Caught Mackerel is the Perfect, Sustainable Choice, say Fishermen
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish caught mackerel is a sustainable and sensible seafood choice for consumers because it meets the sustainability credentials outlined in the...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Namibian Fish Products Granted Market Access to China
NAMIBIA - Fish and marine products have been granted access to the Chinese market, following an assessment of the Namibian fish and meat industry....
Monday, February 11, 2013
Government Grants Fishers Association Quick Ice Freezer Machine
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture, in coordination with the National Agri-Business Corporation (Nabcor), turned-over a Liquid Quick Freeze Machine worth...
Red Tide Sighted in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - A red tide has been sighted in Hong Kong waters over the past week, an inter-departmental red tide working group has reported....
Friday, February 08, 2013
New 'Super Chilling' Research Transports Fish Without Ice
NORWAY - Are Norwegian fish exporters ready to leave the Ice Age? Ice and insulated fish boxes provide a false sense of security that prevents innovation in the...
Thursday, February 07, 2013
EU Reauthorisation of Non-Ruminant Processed Animal Proteins for Fish Feed
EU - FEFAC President Patrick Vanden Avenne welcomed the European Commission decision to adopt and publish the new regulation on the reauthorisation of non-ruminant...
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Antibiotics in Agriculture: Need for One Health Approach
US - For progress to be made in resolving the issues surrounding antibiotic use in livestock production, leaders in animal, human and environmental health must find...
SCS Explores LCA to Measure Environmental Impact of Foods
US - SCS Global Services presented insights into the increased use of product Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for food, beverage and other consumer packaged goods at...
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Weekly Overview: Value of Norwegian Fish Exports Bouncing Back
ANALYSIS - In this weeks news, Norway has seen a rise in value in its January fish exports, the Tortugas Ecological Reserve has had no negative affect on US fishermen,...
Thursday, January 31, 2013
China Caps Levels of More Food Contaminants
CHINA - China's Ministry of Health has announced new caps on levels of 13 contaminants in 20 categories of food....
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Government Suggests Using Solar Tunnel Driers to Preserve Fish
PHILIPPINES - When there is a glut of harvest from sea or there is a need to preserve sea products, coastal communities and fishers use the sun for drying or an...
Weekly Overview: McDonald's Commits to Ecolabel, Oyster Farms Hit by Disease
ANALYSIS - As one of the largest single buyers of fish in the US, McDonald’s US has announced it will become the first national restaurant chain to adopt the Marine...
Monday, January 28, 2013
Kosher Supplier Manischewitz Achieves Friend of the Sea Certification
USA - The Manischewitz Company has successfully undergone Friend of the Sea audit of its sustainable fish suppliers and chain of custody verification. Manischewitz...
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Think, Eat, Save: FAO, UNEP Launch Global Campaign on Food Waste
GLOBAL - Simple actions by consumers and food retailers can dramatically cut the 1.3 billion tonnes of food lost or wasted each year and help shape a sustainable...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Scottish Government Support for Scotland’s Mackerel Fishermen
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish fishermen have welcomed the support from the Scottish Government on unfounded claims that mackerel is not being fished sustainably....
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Mandatory GM Labeling on Packaged Food
INDIA - On 1 January, 2013, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, formally implemented a rule which stipulates that every package containing...
Monday, January 21, 2013
Alaska Fish Factor: Final Push to Stop GM Salmon
US - Fishing groups, consumers and health organizations are launching a final push to prevent genetically modified fish from getting the nod for American dinner...
Biodiversity Research Institute Consumer Alert Over Mercury in Fish Is Fraudulent
US - The US National Fisheries Institute is asking all news outlets to correct a fraudulent story that recently aired about mercury levels in seafood exceeding guidelines....
Friday, January 18, 2013
Fish Supplies Affected in Bali as Bad Weather Continues
BALI, INDONESIA - As bad weather contiues, fishermen in Bali are being forced to stay ashore, limiting the supply of fish in the area....
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Ornamental Fish Industry Faces Problems with Antibiotic Resistance
US - The $15 billion ornamental fish industry faces a global problem with antibiotic resistance, a new study concludes, raising concern that treatments for fish...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Fish Production Continues to Increase but the World Still has a Huge Food Waste Issue
ANALYSIS - As many countries are seeing increases in their agricultural exports or increases in fish production, a new report from the UK Institution of Mechanical...
Traceable Taiwan Grouper Fish Now Being Sold in China
CHINA - Frozen grouper fish from Taiwan are now being sold in China with certificates of traceability....
Food Safety Inspections Stepped Up for Tet Celebrations
VIET NAM - Inspections of food safety were stepped up across the board last year, with violations detected at 21 per cent of the 563,000 establishments checked,...
Monday, January 14, 2013
Will Governments Get to Grips with Antibiotic Use?
ANALYSIS - The use of antibiotics on farm has been causing concern among consumers, farmers, politicians and lobby groups for some time and it is starting to become...
Friday, January 11, 2013
Few Consumers Seek GM Information on Labels
UK - Consumers in the UK would like to see products from animals that have been fed genetically modified feed labelled as such....
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