FISHupdate briefing

FISHupdate briefing

COD THE STAR OF NEW NORWAY BANKNOTE A COD is to be the face on the new Norwegian 200 kroner note (roughly equivalent to a £20 sterling note). The fish is set on a sea blue background and has been described by the Governor of the Bank of Norway Mr Øystein Olsen as the country’s businessContinue Reading

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Massive shrimp fraud uncovered in US

Massive shrimp fraud uncovered in US

THE conservation group, Oceana, has published a new study, which it says reveals misrepresentation of America’s favourite seafood – shrimp – across the United States. In the only known study of its kind in the US, DNA testing confirmed that 30 per cent of the 143 shrimp products tested from 111 grocery stores and restaurants wereContinue Reading

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AquaBounty fined by Panama

AquaBounty fined by Panama

PANAMANIAN officials have fined US GM salmon company, AquaBounty, for regulatory failures at its plant in Panama, reports www.theguardian.com The biotechnology company was fined for a series of permitting and regulatory failures surrounding the company’s attempts to create genetically modified salmon. The fine could well impact AquaBounty’s application to sell GM salmon in the US.Continue Reading

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GSI launches first progress report

GSI launches first progress report

THE Global Salmon Initiative launched its inaugural progress report, ‘Building the Foundation for a Sustainable Future’ at the recent AquaSur 2014 in Chile. This is the first report to come from the industry-led collective, and highlights its approach and progress towards advancing significant improvements in the environmental, social and economic sustainability of the salmon farmingContinue Reading

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Prestigious Export Award for Loch Duart

Prestigious Export Award for Loch Duart

LOCH Duart Ltd scooped an Export award at the prestigious Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards 2014, which took place at the Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness. The company was also shortlisted for the Healthier Food & Drink Award. The export award was won on the strength of its business in Dubai and the Middle East.Continue Reading