The Icelandic FAO Based RFM Specification is now ISO Accredited

Important Achievement in the Certification Programme The Iceland Responsible Fisheries Foundation has received full accreditation for their Icelandic Responsible Fisheries Management (IRFM) Specification. The accreditation is to the internationally recognised ISO/IEC Guide More »

Marel Q3 2014 results

Record order intake and revenue with improved results Revenue for Q3 2014 was 187.9m [Q3 2013: 156.9m]. Adjusted EBITDA* for Q3 2014 was 25.9m or 13.8% of revenue. EBITDA was 24.6m or More »

Gorton’s Seafood Reinvents the Iconic Fish Stick

Gorton’s Seafood, the inventor of one of America’s most classic mealtime options, the fish stick, has reinvented its iconic product. Gorton’s all new Smart & Crunchy Fish Sticks are hitting shelves across the country More »

AquaSur 2014 Started Yesterday

The program of the principal aquaculture fair of the Southern Hemisphere includes activities such as seminars, conferences and technical seminars for both visitors and representatives of the aquaculture industry and special guests. More »

New Report Finds Ocean-based Fish Farming at Odds with Organic Standard

53 organizations agree that USDA should not allow farmed fish at sea to be labelled “organic” The Center for Food Safety (CFS) released a comprehensive, scientific report detailing why ocean-based aquaculture (fish farming) More »

 

The Icelandic FAO Based RFM Specification is now ISO Accredited

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Important Achievement in the Certification Programme The Iceland Responsible Fisheries Foundation has received full accreditation for their Icelandic Responsible Fisheries Management (IRFM) Specification. The accreditation is to the internationally recognised ISO/IEC Guide 65 Standard for...
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Marel Q3 2014 results

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Record order intake and revenue with improved results Revenue for Q3 2014 was 187.9m [Q3 2013: 156.9m]. Adjusted EBITDA* for Q3 2014 was 25.9m or 13.8% of revenue. EBITDA was 24.6m or 13.1% of revenue...
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Gorton’s Seafood Reinvents the Iconic Fish Stick

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Gorton’s Seafood, the inventor of one of America’s most classic mealtime options, the fish stick, has reinvented its iconic product. Gorton’s all new Smart & Crunchy Fish Sticks are hitting shelves across the country and are expected...
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AquaSur 2014 Started Yesterday

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The program of the principal aquaculture fair of the Southern Hemisphere includes activities such as seminars, conferences and technical seminars for both visitors and representatives of the aquaculture industry and special guests. With the final...
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New Report Finds Ocean-based Fish Farming at Odds with Organic Standard

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53 organizations agree that USDA should not allow farmed fish at sea to be labelled “organic” The Center for Food Safety (CFS) released a comprehensive, scientific report detailing why ocean-based aquaculture (fish farming) can never be...
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Sanford takes on KiwiNet Business Challenge to uncover new processing technologies for mussels

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Sanford Limited is taking on a KiwiNet Business Challenge to uncover novel proposals for high-speed automated technologies that will help it process its current daily rate of 1.5 million mussels. Researchers at New Zealand’s public...
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Eating Seafood During Pregnancy Tops UN Panel Recommendation

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The Committee on World Food Security, meeting in Rome last week for its forty-first session, has made “Encourage[ing] Eating Seafood especially by pregnant and breastfeeding women, children…” a key recommendation in its report (attached). The group...
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International conference tackles harmful algae threats

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The world’s experts in harmful algal blooms and marine biotoxins will descend on Wellington next week for the 16th International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA), hosted this year by Cawthron Institute. Around 500 world-leading scientists and...
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BP takes another shot in bid to delay seafood claims payments

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BP has asked a federal judge to delay a second round of oil spill payments to seafood workers, arguing that there are still problems within the compensation program. In a Monday (October 20) filing in US District Court...
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Regional plans adopted as landing obligation nears

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The European Commission has adopted a series of discard plans as it gears up for the introduction of an obligation to land all catches on January 1, 2015. Discarding, the practice of returning unwanted fish...
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Innovative aquaculture program grows oysters

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A seafood dealer in Pass Christian is testing a new method for growing oysters. It involves raising oyster larvae in large tanks, then transplanting the young oysters onto reefs. The process is called remote setting...
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The Norwegian State sells its shares in Cermaq ASA

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The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries has accepted to sell the Norwegian State’s shares in the fish-farming company Cermaq to Mitsubishi Corporation. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries refers to the voluntary offer made...
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First aquaculture project in federal waters soon

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Federal officials say the first shellfish aquaculture project permitted in federal waters off the East Coast is likely to begin in the spring off of Nantucket. The project is focusing on mussels. The National Oceanic...
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Mayo’s Carr and Sons Seafood Ltd wins award for Aldi at the Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards

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Aldi Stores (Ireland ) has this week congratulated Carr and Sons Seafood Ltd which won a prestigious title at the 2014 Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards in Dingle, Co Kerry. The Killala-based supplier won...
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