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Monday, July 28, 2014
Competition Authority Recommends New Approach to Aquaculture Regulation
AUSTRALIA - The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has released a draft report recommending a new approach to the regulation of the aquaculture industry in Queensland....
Global Initiative for Agricultural and Fisheries Education Formed
INDIA - India, Africa and the USA have formed an international partnership across the countries to revitalise global agricultural education, capacity building and...
Fusion Marine Helps Develop New Lobster Farming Initiative
SCOTLAND, UK - Aquaculture equipment specialist Fusion Marine is participating in a multi-partnership project to develop a sea based lobster rearing system that...
Migros to Offer ASC Certified Trout Products
SWITZERLAND - Migros is the first retailer globally to offer customers ASC certified trout. Migros, Switzerland’s largest retail company, now offers customers...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Charoen Pokphand Foods to Expand its Indian Operations
INDIA - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is to invest Rs. 1,000 crore in the expansion of its operations in Andhra Pradesh. ...
Newfoundland Aquaculture Statistics Now Available
CANADA - Key provincial aquaculture statistics which include production volumes, employment numbers, and inspection information are now available on a new page of...
Aquaculture Stewardship Council Products Gaining Ground in Europe
EUROPE - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified products are growing in recognition and popularity in the Dutch market, and gaining ground in Germany, according...
GLOBALG.A.P. Introduces Joint Initiative for Global Food Security
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are initiating the ‘The Declaration of Abu Dhabi for Global...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Canadian Organic Kelp to Soon be Available
CANADA - Cultivated kelps raised on a farm in the Bay of Fundy have been certified to the Canadian Organic Aquaculture Standard and will soon be making their way...
Argentina to Invest 445 million pesos in Fisheries and Aquaculture Development
ARGENTINA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries has approved funding of 445 million pesos to start a programme to strengthen the the development...
Nutreco Reports Over 20 per cent Increase for its Fish Feed Sector
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco has reported a revenue of €2,460.0 million in the first half of this year, a 2.6 per cent increase from H1 2013. The company's fish feed...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Maltese Aquaculture Strategy Aims for Growth
MALTA - An aquaculture strategy for Malta has been launched by Fisheries Parliamentary Secretary Roderick Galdes....
Breakthrough in Fighting EMS Helps Shrimp Production
JAPAN - The Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Japan Science and Technology Agency have announced a breakthrough in the fight against Early Mortality...
European Commission Fines Marine Harvest €20 Million
EU - The European Commission has imposed a fine of €20 million on Norwegian salmon farmer and processor Marine Harvest for acquiring its rival Morpol, without...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Weekly Overview: More Aquaculture Companies Signing Up to ASC Certification
GLOBAL - More aquaculture operations have become certified as sustainable over the past week as more companies wish to demonstrate their commitment to sustainable...
New Project Brings Shrimp Farmers Closer to Best Aquaculture Practices Certification
GLOBAL - In collaboration with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), National Fish & Seafood in late July announced...
Virginia Oyster Harvests Continue to Climb
US - Virginia’s oyster harvest has jumped another 25 per cent last year, surging past 500,000 bushels, the most in nearly a generation....
Aquaculture Industry Supported Through Strategic Investments
CANADA - The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) is better positioned to support the finfish and shellfish sectors as a result of over C$25,000...
Researcher Uncovers Multiple Influences in the Antibiotic Resistance Debate
US - The issue of antibiotic resistance may have only recently become front-page news, but it has always been a concern of those focused on improving public health....
Improvements to Farmed Salmon Production Through £18 million Agri-Tech Funding
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18 million to help accelerate agricultural...
Monday, July 21, 2014
New Spawning Reefs to Boost Native Fish in St Clair River
US - Construction of two new fish-spawning reefs is about to begin in the St. Clair River northeast of Detroit, the latest chapter in a decade-plus effort to restore...
New Tilapia Association Opens in Nigeria
NIGERIA - A new tilapia association has been set up in Nigeria....
Dutch Welfare Research Receives Humane Slaughter Award
GLOBAL - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has announced the winner of its 2014 award for significant advances in humane slaughter as Dr Bert Lambooij of Wageningen...
Strong Prices Create Good Second Quarter Results for Cermaq
NORWAY - Cermaq's EBIT pre fair value and non-recurring items was NOK 123 million in the second quarter of 2014 versus a comparable pro forma EBIT of NOK 137 million...
SSMG Shellfish Range on Show at ‘Showcasing Scotland’
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) will be participating in the ‘Showcasing Scotland – A Land of Food and Drink’ event in Dunblane...
Friday, July 18, 2014
New Wharf Built to Benefit Aquaculture in Milltown
CANADA - Another community on the Coast of Bays will benefit from enhanced aquaculture infrastructure with the announcement of C$4 million from the Provincial Government...
New Sea Lice Monitoring System to Help Newfound's Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - The Newfoundland Government is providing approximately C$80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System, a project that supports...
Marine Harvest Stops ASC Assessment After Dead Sealions Found Under Farm
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has withdrawn from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification process after the accidental drowning of six California...
Scientists Find Atlantic Salmon Can Adapt to Warmer Waters
CANADA - A group of scientists at the University of Oslo and University of British Columbia have discovered that Atlantic salmon have the capacity to adjust to warmer...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Replace Reduce Refine – Way Forward for Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - A framework for replacement, reduction and refinement needs to be established for the responsible use of antimicrobials along the supply chain....
 
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