TheFishSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the fish industry

Fish Industry News By Category: Food Safety

Search:
Section:
Show results in:
29 July 2013
Yessotoxin Allowable Limit Change for Bivalve Molluscs
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority is now conducting a hearing for the proposed amendment which would change the limits for yessotoxins in live bivalve...
Government Raids Fish Stalls Over Formalin Complaints
SRI LANKA - The minister of Cooperatives and Internal Trade, Mr Johnston Fernando, said that numerous complaints has been received alleging that fish retailers and...
26 July 2013
Who Should Set Food Safety, Health, Welfare Rules in the EU?
UK - A new government report of the roles of the EU and the national government in legislating for animal health and welfare and food safety indicates overall support...
Executive Director Resigns from EFSA
EU - Executive Director of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, has quit the post to become Director General for agricultural,...
24 July 2013
Safe Seafood Project is Raising Expectations
EU - The FP7 ECsafeSEAFOOD project held its second coordinating meeting in Brussels, Belgium, on 18-19 June 2013. The project aims to assess food safety issues related...
23 July 2013
Crystal Violet Found in Salmon Shipment to the US
CHILE - Sernapesca officials have visited the Headquarters of Marine Harvest Chile, in order to investigate the finding of Crystal Violet (CV) in one of its salmon...
New Standard Shows Carbon Footprint of Seafood
NORWAY - A new standard to show climate change impacts, can strengthen the market position of the Norwegian seafood industry....
New UN Food Safety, Nutrition Standards will Benefit Consumers
GLOBAL - The UN food standards body Codex Alimentarius has agreed on new standards to protect the health of consumers worldwide. These include standards on fruit,...
Sewerage Infrastructure Improvements Led to Cleaner Shellfish
UK - Shellfish harvesting areas in the UK are cleaner, thanks to sewerage improvement schemes over the last decade which have lowered average levels of Escherichia...
19 July 2013
Seafood Still Considered Good Source of Nutrients; Consumers Confused on Safety
US - Seafood continues to be a proven strong nutrient-rich food providing essential vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids, but consumers and some toxicologists...
Jamaica's Agricultural Sector Must Produce More
JAMAICA - Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Roger Clarke, has said that with Jamaica's vulnerability to natural disasters and dependence on food imports, the...
16 July 2013
Training Provided on Shellfish Health and Safety
ARGENTINA - The Directorate of Aquaculture has conducted a a workshop 'Best Practices and Classification of Shellfish Production Areas' for training in the extraction...
15 July 2013
Danish Fish Oil Company Charged for Over Illegal Blend
DENMARK - On 2 July fish oil refining company FF Skagen, based in Denmark, was charged, along with two other companies, of illegally blending feed grade fish oil...
12 July 2013
Seafood May Prevent Postnatal Depression
NORWAY - A high level of marine omega-3 fatty acids in the blood in the final stages of pregnancy can reduce the risk of postpartum depression....
Butterfish – a Source of Nutrients Essential for Human Health
NEW ZEALAND - The delicate and delicious butterfish, endemic to New Zealand, is a source of several nutrients important for human health, including iodine....
Study Shows Consumers Want to Know How Food is Produced
UK - An independent study shows that eight out of 10 UK consumers want to know which farm system has been used to produce their meat and dairy products. ...
11 July 2013
EFSA Marks First 10 years, Preparing for Future Challenges
EU - The European Food Safety Authority has shown that great advances have been made over the last year in key scientific areas such as risk-based approaches to...
Significant Harmful Algal Bloom Predicted in Western Lake Erie
US - NOAA and its research partners predict that the 2013 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom (HAB) season will have a significant bloom of cyanobacteria, a toxic...
No Red Tide Detected in Central Luzon
PHILIPPINES - Bulacan, Zambales and Bataan provinces remain free from paralytic shellfish poison and red tide. ...
Shellfish Farmers Affected by Red Tide Urged to Shift to Agriculture
PHILIPPINES - Shellfish farmers affected by the red tide toxins plaguing Samar seawaters in Calbayog City have been advised to plant agricultural products as an...
09 July 2013
Fourth East Visayas Area positive of Red Tide Toxin
PHILIPPINES - Four bodies of water in Eastern Visayas have been tested positive of red tide toxin, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources said as it warns...
08 July 2013
Germany Amends Act to Reduce Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - The German Federal Council agreed a draft to amend the Drug Law (AMG) on Friday clearing the way for more transparency in the use of antibiotics in animal...
05 July 2013
Dr Fred Kibenge Invited to Testify at BC Salmon Inquiry
CANADA - Dr Fred Kibenge, one of the world’s leading authorities on infectious salmon anaemia (ISA), will testify this week at the Cohen Commission of Inquiry...
27 June 2013
EFSA Reports on Listeria Levels in Certain Ready-to-eat Foods
EU - The first part of EFSA’s analysis of an EU-wide baseline survey on Listeria monocytogenes published today (27 June) provides valuable insights into the presence...
24 June 2013
Eat More Than Two Fatty Fish Meals Per Week
NORWAY - Norwegian health authorities recommend young and pregnant women to eat two to three meals of fish per week, half of which should be fatty fish. ...
21 June 2013
Clearer Labelling for EU Fish Products
EU - A new system for labelling fish products, agreed by the European Union, will give consumers information about the way their fish is caught and sets a precedent...
Pregnant Women and Children Should Eat More Seafood
NORWAY - NIFES is concerned that pregnant women eat less seafood than advised. The concern is based on scientific assessments in several different reports both nationally...
20 June 2013
Young's Seafood to Use New Front of Pack Nutrition Label
UK - Young’s Seafood Limited has signed up to the Department of Health’s new consistent front of pack nutritional label design. ...
14 June 2013
Monterey Bay Aquarium Rates MSC Certified Seafood as Recommended Buy
US - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) received another independent confirmation of the scientific rigor and credibility of its certification and ecolabelling...
Five Day Shelf Life for Boiled/Chilled Crab Clusters
NORWAY - As boiled clusters of red king crab are sold as one unit, the recommended shelf life for chilled clusters is five days. This is the conclusion of the food...
 3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Fish

News By Category


Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

Parasitic Infections in Aquaculture Webinar 11 June 2015 at 2pm

100% Course Scholarships Available for Commonwealth Students

Listen Now TheFishSite Sustainability and Fish Welfare Webinar