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26 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Report Sets Out Independence Gains for Scottish Fishing Industry
SCOTLAND, UK - Five key gains that independence brings the Scottish fishing industry have been set out in a new report published by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish White Fish Body Joins Fight for Greater Say in EU Decision-making
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s largest fishing association has thrown its weight behind a new body created to play a bigger part in decisions affecting the industry...
25 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Fish and Chip Shop Awards Adds New Healthier Category
UK - The new Healthy Eating ‘Fish and Chips’ Award, sponsored by LoSalt, acknowledges UK fish and chip businesses that are excelling in educating and informing...
22 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Over Seas Demand Remains High for Scottish Salmon
SCOTLAND, UK - Exports of Scottish salmon grew by £60 million in the first six months of the year proving that overseas demand remains high. An additional 12,000...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Environmentally Friendly Scottish Mussels Feature on BBC Horizon
SCOTLAND, UK - The environmentally friendly credentials of Scottish rope grown mussels were highlighted in a BBC Horizon programme screened 20 August....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Ibuprofen in Rivers Posing Potential Threat to Fish
UK - Research led by the University of York suggests that many rivers contain levels of ibuprofen that could be adversely affecting fish health....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Will Scottish Independence Hurt its Fishing Industry?
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) has queried the affects that a Yes vote of Scottish independence would have on the fishing industry. ...
20 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Ministers Launch Consultation on Policy Proposals for a New Fisheries Bill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Fisheries Ministers Michelle O’Neill and Caral Ní Chuilín have launched a public consultation on policy proposals for a new Fisheries...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scotland Holds Russian Trade Embargo Meeting
SCOTLAND, UK - Work is on-going across Scotland’s food sector to assess the potential market impact that could result from displacement of produce previously destined...
19 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Crayfish Plague Infects Native White-Clawed Crayfish in River Allen
UK - Until recently the river Allen’s native White-clawed crayfish population, one of the few remaining in Dorset, has managed to remain free from disease but...
18 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Government to Find Lucrative New Markets for Scottish Mackerel
UK - Representatives from the Scottish fishing industry met with the new UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Elizabeth Truss MP, last...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Seafood Industry Unites in Support of a Bold Ethics Agenda
UK - Representatives from across the seafood industry have come together in support of a new all-stakeholder working group set up in response to growing concerns...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Time is Running Out to Apply for a Free Personal Flotation Device
SCOTLAND, UK - With the final stage of the highly successful Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) led initiative to supply free Personal Flotation Devices (PFD)...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Veterinary Vaccinology Network to Help Tackle Animal Disease Threat
UK - BBSRC has funded a new multidisciplinary network of veterinary vaccinology experts to help in the fight against animal diseases, some of which have the potential...
14 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom North Sea Trials Show Less Than One per cent of Cod Discarded
UK - The MMO is operating the catch quota trials on behalf of Defra as part of the UK’s initiative to tackle the problem of discarding fish – where fish are...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Supermarkets Caught Selling Norwegian Farmed Salmon as Wild Scottish
SCOTLAND, UK - Protect Wild Scotland has filed complaints with Trading Standards and the Competition and Markets Authority regarding farmed Norwegian salmon being...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom UK's Top Fish and Chip Shops Announced
UK - The UK’s top 60 fish and chip shops are vying to be crowned Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year as part of the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards,...
11 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Mackerel Industry to be Hit by Russian Ban
SCOTLAND, UK - First Minister Alex Salmond has chaired a meeting of the Scottish Government Resilience Committee (SGoRR) to discuss the impact of the immediate Russian...
08 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Fishermen's Federation Concerned Over Russian Import Ban
SCOTLAND - The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation has expressed concern over Russia's retaliatory sanctions....
07 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Man Made Noise Puts Eels at Higher Predator Risk
UK - A new study has shown that eels are losing the fight to survive when faced with marine noise pollution such as that of passing ships. ...
05 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom South Staffordshire College Fish Hatchery Sales Reach the Five Million Mark
UK - South Staffordshire College’s unique Aquaculture resources, which combine student courses with a commercial business, has hit a milestone with sales from...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom First Irish Sea Fishery Gains MSC Sustainable Certification
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The Northern Ireland Pelagic Sustainability Group (NIPSG) Irish Sea herring fishery has become the first Irish Sea fishing fleet to gain Marine...
31 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Fishermen Call for No Lifting of Sanctions Against the Faroes
SCOTLAND, UK - With EU member states set to decide today (31 July) on whether to support the European Commission proposal to lift trade sanctions against the Faroes...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Deliver Common Fisheries Policy on ‘Level Playing Field’, says Fishermen’s Association
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish Pelagic Fishermen Association (SPFA) representatives hosted a meeting with UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice in Fraserburgh aboard the...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Green Party Backs Antibiotic Ban Petition
UK - The Green Party in the UK is calling on members and supporters to sign the petition produced by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, calling for a ban on the...
30 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Website for Sheep Sector
UK – Today, 5M Publishing officially launches TheSheepSite – the latest in the company's stable of agriculture and livestock oriented websites....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Noise Pollution Impacts Fish Species Differently
UK -Acoustic disturbance has different effects on different species of fish, according to a new study from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter which tested fish...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Industry Feedback Needed for Revised Responsible Fishing Scheme Standards
UK - Seafish is putting a draft revision of its two Responsible Fishing Scheme standards out to public consultation to gain feedback from industry in advance of...
29 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Concern Continues Over Potential Residues in Imported Foods
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
28 July 2014
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Pollution Thought to have Caused Major Northern Ireland Fish Kill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - There has been a major fish kill in Bessbrook river, County Armagh which has been assessed as being of ‘High Severity’....
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