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Thai Union opt for zero recruitment fees policy
The Thai Union (TU) has announced that it will eliminate recruitment fees for all workers in its factories and processing plants. 29 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Rising temperatures due to El Niño resulting in coral bleaching
Approximately 50% of all coral reefs have vanished since the start of the industrial revolution as reported by scientists from around the world, reports aquaculture and environmental scientist Dr Bill McGraw. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GSI publishes second annual sustainability report
The Global Salmon Initiative has published its annual Sustainability Report alongside Seafood Expo Global 2016. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Growth strategy for Scottish aquaculture
Leading figures in Scottish aquaculture have joined together to plan a new strategy for growth to 2030. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Arctic fishing should be in line with EU rules
A legal briefing published by environmental lawyers ClientEarth has said that the European Union should permit fishing vessels to operate in the Arctic only if they meet the same requirements as those operating inside EU waters. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Espersen purchases Marel FleXicut at SPG
Marel has sold its new FleXicut to cod producer Espersen at Seafood Processing Global in Brussels. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
International interest in Australian e-monitoring program
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s (AFMA) electronic monitoring program is continuing to draw international interest, most recently from Taiwan. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Tropical Aquaculture expands tilapia network
Tropical Aquaculture Products, the US-based operator for a growing cooperative of aquaculture farms, has expanded its tilapia network with the integration of Brazilian seafood specialist, GeneSeas Aquacultura. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
GLOBALG.A.P. introduces GGN consumer label
GLOBALG.A.P. has introduced the GGN consumer label for fish and seafood from certified aquaculture at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
FoS suspends Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna certification
Friend of the Sea’s certification of yellowfin tuna from the Indian Ocean will be suspended in consideration of the latest IOTC stock assessment which concludes that the species is overfished. 28 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Saithe fishery recertified
The UK Fisheries, DFFU and Doggerbank Group saithe fishery has been recertified against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for environmentally sustainable fishing. 27 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Seafood Excellence Global awards winners announced
The top prizes at the Seafood Excellence Global awards at Seafood Expo Global have been awarded to Kagerer & Co. of Munich, Germany and Freshpack of San Martin les Boulogne, France. 27 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
#MedFish4ever strategy launched
European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, has launched #MedFish4ever - a new Mediterranean strategy to improve the state of the stocks in the Mediterranean. 27 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
EU works to prevent unregulated fisheries in Arctic high seas
The European Union has participated in the first round of international negotiations on measures to prevent unregulated fisheries in the Arctic high seas. 27 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
ASC releases ToR for marine finfish standard development
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has announced its first Terms of Reference (ToR) for the development of new marine finfish standards. 27 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Santa Monica Seafood now BAP certified
Seafood distributor Santa Monica Seafood has received Best Aquaculture Practices certification for its Rancho Dominguez, California facility. 27 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Gene therapy to protect EU salmon
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended granting a marketing authorisation in the European Union for Clynav, a DNA vaccine to protect Atlantic salmon from a life-threatening infectious disease. 27 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New aquaculture barge boosts local businesses
A $2 million aquaculture barge for Marine Harvest Canada has been completed in Campbell River, BC. 26 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New live lobster transport container launched
A new generation of containers has been launched which allows live lobsters to be transported in their original water in conditions that maintain their natural habitat. 26 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Untreated Premium Pangasius fillets to be introduced in Brussels
Vinh Hoan will introduce its untreated Premium Pangasius fillets at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels this week, to meet the growing consumer demand for more natural, minimally processed foods. 26 Apr 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture