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Friday, January 30, 2015
Will the Multiannual Strategic Plan for Spanish Aquaculture Promote Growth in the Sector?
SPAIN - Spain is one of the leading countries for global consumption of aquatic products and was the leading country in Europe for aquaculture production in 2012...
OLVEA Fish Oils Continue to Come from Well Managed Fisheries
MOROCCO - OLVEA Fish Oils has again confirmed its compliance to the Friend of the Sea criteria for sustainable fisheries, following a renewal audit in October 2014....
Aqua-Spark Investments to Help Create a More Sustainable Aquaculture Industry
GLOBAL - Aqua-Spark, an Investment Fund for Sustainable Aquaculture, is helping pave the way towards a more sustainable, clean and healthy aquaculture industry....
Fishing into the Future Charity to Promote UK Fisheries Development
UK - Fishermen in the UK have a new platform to promote the best that the industry has to offer – Fishing into the Future was officially recognised as a charity...
Second Edition of ‘Mycotoxins in Focus’ comes to VIV Asia 2015
THAILAND - The “Mycotoxins in Focus: Trends, Facts, and Effects” conference is set to provide an insight into the latest mycotoxin trends and occurences to delegates...
Fisheries Priorities for the Shetlands Outlined
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead has outlined his main priorities for supporting a successful fishing industry ahead of his visit to...
MEP's Delay Discard Ban Sanctions
EU - The EU Parliament and EU Fisheries Council have agreed, with help from the European Commission, that fishermen have two years before sanctions for failing to...
Morrisons Expands Fish Processing in Grimsby
UK - UK supermarket chain Morrisons has agreed a deal to take over the former Kerry Foods site in Grimsby, which has been empty since 2012, to expand its fish processing...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Oil from GM Camelina Can Substitute Fish Oil in Fish Feed
UK - Oil derived from GM Camelina plants that have been modified to produce 20 per cent EPA in their seeds, is entirely suitable for feeding Atlantic salmon, according...
Food Safety Authority Assesses Seafood Methylmercury Risk
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that limiting consumption of fish species with a high methylmercury content is the most effective way...
New iSharkFin Allows Species Identification from Fins
GLOBAL - New software allows for the easy identification of shark species from the fins....
Aquaculture Improvement Projects Launched in Indonesia, China and Thailand
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), with funding from the Walmart Foundation is launching Aquaculture Improvement Projects in Indonesia, China,...
Viet Nam Increasing Seafood Exports to Czech Republic
VIET NAM - Viet Nam has become one of the 12 key markets in the Czech Republic’s 2012-2020 foreign trade policy, while the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and...
Campylobacter Cases in EU Stable – Listeria Rising
EU - The number of incidents of illness caused by Campylobacter across Europe appears to be stabilising, according to a new report from the European Food Safety...
Global Conference Calls for Better Inland Fisheries Management
GLOBAL - Inland fisheries – the network of lakes, rivers and streams that provide fish and freshwater to millions across the world – need to be better managed...
South Korea Takes Further Action to Combat Illegal Fishing
SOUTH KOREA - Following a ‘yellow card’ warning from the EU in 2013, the National Assembly of Korea has adopted an amended Distant Water Fisheries Development...
Time-Limited Planning Permission Remains for Scottish Fish Farms
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Government has recently affirmed the principle of time-limited planning permissions for marine salmon farms. ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Weekly Overview: Oman Aquaculture Projects to Boost Production to 7,330 Tonnes
ANALYSIS - Aquaculture production in Oman is set to rise from 353 tonnes to 7,330 tonnes annually thanks to three new projects, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Do You Feel Well Informed about Conditions to Use Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - Concern has been growing among farming, veterinary and political communities as well as the public at large over the over-use of antibiotics....
Students Encouraged to Apply for Award in Fisheries Research
AUSTRALIA - Post-graduate university students are being encouraged to apply for an award which recognises their research work, and in turn assists the Department...
Food Insecurity in Conflict Areas Must be Addressed
GLOBAL - Agriculture and food security must be treated as essential components of peacebuilding and conflict resolution, said FAO Director-General José Graziano...
Conference Outlines China's Fisheries Safety
CHINA - The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) held a video conference on national fisheries safety on 26 January, 2015. ...
Indonesia Severs Fishing Deal with China
CHINA - China has called on Indonesia to cooperate in the fishery industry as Indonesia severed privileges given to China to fish in its waters....
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
EU to Ban Sri Lankan Fish Following Inaction on Illegal Fishing
EU - The EU is to place a ban on fish and fisheries products from Sri Lanka following the failure of the country to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU)...
Fish Vet Group Strengthens US Team with New Aquatic Veterinarian
US - Fish Vet Group (FVG) have appointed a new Aquatic Veterinarian, David Marancik, to their US operation. ...
Michigan State and China to Cooperate on Aquaculture Development
US and CHINA - The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has hosted a Chinese Delegation from the Jiangsu Province to learn more about...
What is Going on with Halibut By-Catch and Size Limits?
US - In this week's Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight, Rob Reierson and Kyla Ganton interview Stock Assessment Biologist Ian Stewart to discuss halibut by-catch...
MSU-UN Partnership to Raise Profile of Inland Fisheries
US - A memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University (MSU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations calls for close cooperation...
Government Approves More Coast for Aquaculture to Meet Seafood Demand
AUSTRALIA - The New South Wales Government has approved 50 hectares of aquaculture leases on the State’s South Coast to help meet the increasing demand for quality...
Aquaculture Having Positive Impact on Newfoundland and Labrador
CANADA - A new report provides information about the aquaculture industry's positive impact on Newfoundland and Labrador's GDP, employment and labour income....
 
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