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Monday, January 26, 2015
Webber Naturals Krill Oil Certified Sustainable
NORTH AMERICA - Webber Naturals krill oils from Antarctic krill (Euphasia superba) is now carrying sustainable Friend of the Sea seal of approval....
New Strategy to Use Less Fish to Test Chemical Safety
EU - The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has released a new strategy on how to replace, reduce and refine the use of fish in testing of chemicals’ effect on flora...
Viet Nam Shrimp Exports to Japan Slowing Down
VIET NAM - In 2014, Viet Nam's shrimp exports to Japan slowed down while exports to other major markets reported positive growth....
Jamaica Explores Development of Pharmaceuticals from Fish Trimmings
JAMAICA - The Jamaican Government is looking to partner with Japan to explore the development of pharmaceuticals from fish trimmings....
Findus Reports Continued Positive Performance
UK - Findus Group has reported a continued positive performance following its bond holder update call....
Alaska Fish Factor: 'Fish First' Policy Tops List of Priorities
US - The need for a clear “fish first” policy in Alaska tops the list of priorities compiled by the Fisheries Transition Team for Governor Walker. The group...
Friday, January 23, 2015
Tuna Fishing Season Opens in Mexico
MEXICO - The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) has announced the start of the 2015 fishing season for different species of tuna in the...
China Boosts Financial Support to Agriculture
CHINA - China's central bank has raised its re-lending quota by 50 billion yuan ($8.17 billion) to boost financial support for small businesses and agriculture....
Spain a Growing Market for Viet Nam Cephalopod
VIET NAM - With strong growth at 107 per cent year-on-year, Spain is the third biggest market for cephalopod from Viet Nam....
Ultra-High Pressure Processing Increases Salmon Flesh Quality
GLOBAL - A new study in the Journal of Food Science has assessed the quality of salmon flesh after exposure to different levels of ultra-high level pressure (UHP)....
NFU Urges President's to Reconsider Massive Trade Agreements
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has applauded President Obama’s leadership on climate change, tax reform and reopening trade with Cuba,...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Commercial King Mackerel Trip Limit to Decrease
US - The daily vessel trip limit for commercial fishing of King mackerel is reduced to 500 pounds beginning 12:01 a.m., local time, January 24, 2015, in the southern...
Improving the Sustainability of China's Aquaculture Industry
CHINA - A recent study from Stanford University highlighted the pressure that China's huge aquaculture sector has on wild fish stocks. Although the study addressed...
Oil and Gas Industry Helping Protect Fishermen at Sea
UK - A new App, created with help from the oil and gas industry, has been launched to help make life safer for North Sea fishermen....
Government Urged to Protect Deep-Sea Fisheries at EU Negotiations
UK - MPs from across party divides have joined with leading UK marine scientists and NGOs to call on the government to take a leading role in EU negotiations to...
Plan for New Marine Protected Areas in Kattegat Welcomed
DENMARK - A decision from the Danish government to move forward with their intention to protect fragile environments in Kattegat has been welcomed by Oceana....
China-UK Strengthen Agricultural Cooperation
CHINA - Minister Han Changfu met Elizabeth Truss, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of UK last week when the two sides exchanged views on...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Scottish Fish and Chip Shop Named UK's Best
UK - Frankie’s Fish & Chips in Brae, Shetland, Scotland, is now officially the best fish and chip shop in the UK after frying out on top at the 2015 National Fish...
Kerala Fisheries to Set Up Business Incubation Centre
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) is setting up Business Incubation Centre and Start-up Villages in collaboration with industrial...
Government Financing Programme to Make Fishing Safer
CANADA - The Government of Canada is investing C$262,000 in Fish SAFE, a BC fishing industry driven programme that works to improve safety on board commercial fishing...
World Expo 2015 Event to Address Food Safety
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to hold its second Scientific Conference with the theme 'Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together' in Italy...
Scottish Mussels to Star on James Martin Home Comforts Programme
UK - Scottish rope grown mussels produced by Inverlussa Shellfish on the Isle of Mull will take a starring role on BBC TV’s James Martin Home Comforts programme...
Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest, AquaChile Merger Aims to Improve Salmon Farming Sustainability
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to merge its Chilean salmon farming operations with Empresas AquaChile, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
New Arrangements to Benefit Western Australia Fisheries
AUSTRALIA - New changes to the Offshore Constitutional Settlement arrangements between the Commonwealth and Western Australia should benefit fisheries....
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Irish Food and Drink Exports Up For Fifth Year Running
IRELAND – Irish food and drink exports earned €10.5 billion in 2014, a four per cent increase and the fifth consecutive year of export growth, says The Irish...
South Korea Urged to Lift Ban on Japan Seafood Imports
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea needs to consider lifting an import ban on Japanese fishery goods if public concerns over their safety are cleared, a Seoul official has...
Nofima Investigates Use of Snow Crabs
NORWAY - Snow crabs have taken over the Barents Sea. As fishing of the species increases, Nofima investigates the best ways of using these crabs, including shelf...
Philippines to Develop Eel Industry, Exports
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines Department of Agriculture is to work with local eel growers to develop the country's eel export market....
More Efficient Food Systems Needed
GLOBAL - Increasing competition for natural resource and emerging resource bottlenecks mean that global agriculture can no longer operate using a "business as usual"...
Plumeting Exchange Rates Causing Unpredictable Seafood Market
US - Plumeting exchange rates are causing unpredictable seafood market trends, reports Kyla Ganton in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
 
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