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Marine Harvest to Start Value-Added Production in British Columbia
Marine Harvest to Start Value-Added Production in British Columbia
Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has begun construction of a value-added processing facility that will provide more healthy and convenient salmon products to [...]
Feds Investigating as B.C. Oyster Norovirus Outbreak Spreads
Feds Investigating as B.C. Oyster Norovirus Outbreak Spreads
An outbreak of norovirus linked to B.C.-harvested oysters is now under federal investigation. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) says it has taken [...]
Enterra Receives CFIA Approval to Sell Insect Larvae to Aquaculture Industry
Enterra Receives CFIA Approval to Sell Insect Larvae to Aquaculture Industry
Enterra Feed Corporation has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to sell its Whole Dried Black Soldier Fly Larvae as a feed [...]
Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Expands Equipment Line
Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Expands Equipment Line
Signs exclusive deal to promote and sell OysterGro® in four states Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture has been named the exclusive distributor of OysterGro® [...]
Canadian food banks turn to farming amid declining donations
Canadian food banks turn to farming amid declining donations
In a bid to make up for a shortfall of high-quality nutritious food, some Canadian food banks are growing their own produce – and even farming fish. The [...]
Canada should adopt Seafood Traceability Rules, says Group
Canada should adopt Seafood Traceability Rules, says Group
The European Union and other jurisdictions have rules to ensure that seafood comes from sustainable sources and is caught through fair practices. But there [...]
Canadian Seafood Industry Braces for New US Traceability Rules
Canadian Seafood Industry Braces for New US Traceability Rules
Canadian seafood producers will need to “raise their game” to satisfy new American seafood traceability rules, according to federal Fisheries [...]
First Commercial Fish Farm Proposed for Strait of Juan De Fuca
First Commercial Fish Farm Proposed for Strait of Juan De Fuca
A proposed commercial fish farm would be the first of its kind for the Strait of Juan de Fuca. If allowed, the fish farm would increase Atlantic salmon [...]
Fisheries & Oceans Canada Announced Research Projects to Support Quebec Fishing Industry & Mariculture
Fisheries & Oceans Canada Announced Research Projects to Support Quebec Fishing Industry & Mariculture
The Government of Canada is committed to reinvesting funds in support of science programs to help protect the health of fish stocks and support responsible [...]
Vancouver retailer fined over $70K for illegally bought spot prawns, crab
Vancouver retailer fined over $70K for illegally bought spot prawns, crab
A seafood market in Vancouver has been fined $72,500 for purchasing local spot prawns and Dungeness crabs that were harvested outside of the legal [...]
Scientist develops new treatment for fish-killing fungus
Scientist develops new treatment for fish-killing fungus
A P.E.I. scientist says he is close to putting the final touches on a new treatment against a fish-killing fungus. Subrata Chowdhury said he and his [...]
Mills Seafood placed under receivership, forced to liquidate
Mills Seafood placed under receivership, forced to liquidate
Bouctouche company shut down because of money owed to 75 creditors The Bouctouche economy was dealt a significant blow earlier in January when Mills [...]
Clearwater Seafoods Appoints Don Holdsworth as Vice President Global Marketing
Clearwater Seafoods Appoints Don Holdsworth as Vice President Global Marketing
Clearwater Seafoods is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Holdsworth as Vice President Global Marketing. Based out of Clearwater’s Bedford, [...]
Marine Harvest to acquire Gray Aqua Group for $11.2M
Marine Harvest to acquire Gray Aqua Group for $11.2M
Marine Harvest American depositary shares were up over 2% Monday morning after the company said it was nominated by the receiver of all assets of Gray Aqua [...]
Premium Brands Holdings Corporation announces acquisition of Diana’s Seafood
Premium Brands Holdings Corporation announces acquisition of Diana’s Seafood
Premium Brands Holdings Corporation, a leading producer, marketer and distributor of branded specialty food products, announced the acquisition of a 100% [...]