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Friday, November 21, 2014
North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission Makes Limited Progress
GLOBAL - The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) has agreed to close six new areas totaling around 11,000 square kilometres to bottom fishing to protect...
EU and Senegal Sign Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement
EU - Following an eight year hiatus the EU and Senegal have signed a new five-year Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement....
Seafish Offers Guidance on New Fish Labelling Requirements
EU - From 13 December 2014, the EU will implement new rules on information which must be included on the labelling of unprocessed fish products....
Central African Republic Socio-Political Crisis Affecting Fishing Industry
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - The Central African Republic's livestock and fishing sectors have been severely affected by the ongoing socio-political crisis and recent...
Celebrating Australia’s World-Class Fisheries on World Fisheries Day
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, encouraged Australians to enjoy a meal of sustainable local seafood...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission Moves to Mozambique
MOZAMBIQUE - The Mozambique Minister of Fisheries, Mr Víctor Manuel Borges, and the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Assistant Director-General for Fisheries...
Chinese Seafood Expo Sets Records
China - The Chinese Seafood Expo saw 20 per cent growth over last year's show, reports Kyla Ganton in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex Foods, Monday 17 November....
Angola Predicting 60,000 tons of Fish From Aquaculture
ANGOLA - The National Development Plan for the 2012-2017 period has predicted fish production of 60,000 tons, under the country's aquaculture programme....
Russia Inspects Chile's Fish Export Facilities
CHILE - From now until 28 November, a delegation of specialists from Russia's Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance) will...
Historical Media Shows Huge Fish Catch Decline
AUSTRALIA - Scientists in Queensland have used historic media to measure the decline in Queensland’s pink snapper fishery, highlighting a drop of almost 90 per...
The Use of Drones for Tackling Illegal Fishing
GLOBAL - Unfortunately, nobody really knows exactly how much illegal unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is actually taking place. However, for some important...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Seafish Delivers Seafood Importance Message to Northern Ireland Schools
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A brand new education pack designed to teach children about the importance of seafood for a healthy diet has been made available to every...
Maltese Aquaculture Experienced Growth in 2013
MALTA - The gross output of the Maltese aquaculture industry totaled €98.1 million, up by 0.5 per cent from €97.6 million in 2012....
Responsible Use of Antibiotics is Crucial
EU - On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Copa-Cogeca highlighted the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance warning it is a serious concern in the EU...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Weekly Overview: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas Increased, No Protection for Sharks
ANALYSIS - It is bad news for Atlantic bluefin tuna stocks as the recent International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic's Tuna (ICCAT) meeting resulted...
Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
Agricultural Minister Discusses Fisheries Funding
INDIA - The Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh, has held a review meeting in Mumbai with state government officials of agriculture and animal husbandry...
Antibiotics in Aquaculture – Are They Needed?
GLOBAL - The miracle drugs of the 20th century are in danger of running out of power. Antibiotic use in both humans and animals is contributing to a reservoir of...
EuroTier 2014: Farmers Face Their Challenges
GERMANY - EuroTier 2014 has far exceeded expectations, attracting 156,000 trade professionals, around 30,000 of whom came from outside Germany....
Chefs Take Part in Sustainable Seafood Demonstration
SCOTLAND, UK - Over 700 enthusiastic Scottish chefs and culinary students benefited from some quick-fire interaction on sustainability from Seafood Scotland during...
Alarming Rise of Antibiotic Resistance in Europe
EU - Antibiotic resistance has increased in the past years to the point that now constitutes a serious risk to public health....
Oceana Urges ICCAT to Take Action on Illegal Fishing
EU - Oceana has called upon the 49 Contracting Parties to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) to examine and take action...
Poultry Company Fined Over Fish Kill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A Co Fermanagh poultry company pleaded guilty and was fined £2,000 for making a polluting discharge to a waterway....
Squid Excluded From South Korea-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement
NEW ZEALAND - A new Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea has brought disappointment to New Zealand's seafood industry as squid exports will still be subject...
Free Trade Agreement with China to Benefit Australian Fishing Industry
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, has welcomed the announcement of a Free Trade Agreement with China,...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Synthetic Fish Making Hydroelectric Dams More Salmon Friendly
US - The Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) new sensor fish is providing data to help design fish-friendly hydropower facilities....
India’s Blue Revolution to Focus on Fish Production
INDIA - In order to increase the production of fish in the country, India will soon launch a blue revolution....
Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
Omega Protein Fish Meal/Oil Recertified Friend of the Sea
GLOBAL - After an extensive auditing process, Omega Protein has achieved recertification by Friend of the Sea for sustainable fish meal and fish oil derived from...
Gulf of Mexico Aquaculture Plan Comment Period Extended
US - NOAA Fisheries has reopened the public comment period on the proposed rule for the Aquaculture Plan for the federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico...
 
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