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EXTERNAL validation & compliance of protocols: Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) and ICONTEC join forces

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BIOSYNTHESIS of ketocarotenoids (e.g. canthaxanthin, astaxanthin) in plants is rare; UK researchers trial trout feeding with GM tomato ketocarotenoids

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SURVEY: Nearly half of US consumers avoid GMO foods, primarily concerned re. health impact; “What is the right amount of disclosure?”

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UK hosts one of world’s first field trials of a genome-edited (GE) plant crop with “superior levels” of “fish oils” [LC-PUFAs] EPA & DHA…

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WORLD’s biggest fisheries supported by seagrass meadows; ‘The chasm between coastal habitat conservation & fisheries management needs to be filled’

Continue reading WORLD’s biggest fisheries supported by seagrass meadows; ‘The chasm between coastal habitat conservation & fisheries management needs to be filled’

“THREAT of antimicrobial resistance is well established in bacteria, but has largely been neglected in fungi”… could lead to ‘global food shortages in future’

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SUSTAINABLE crop certification “could do more to help world’s poorest farmers”; 84,853 certs covering >1 million farms mapped

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Of “CHEAP new way to create GM foods” & “Regulatory stranglehold on gene editing would threaten sustainability of global food animal supply”…

Continue reading Of “CHEAP new way to create GM foods” & “Regulatory stranglehold on gene editing would threaten sustainability of global food animal supply”…

NEW VLOG & GlobalG.A.P. non-genetically modified (non-GM) add-on for the aquaculture & livestock sector

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SPANISH-led research finds that “Long-term consumption of sunflower and fish oils damages the liver” & highlights benefits of virgin olive oil

Continue reading SPANISH-led research finds that “Long-term consumption of sunflower and fish oils damages the liver” & highlights benefits of virgin olive oil

WWF urges MSC to adopt key reforms: “WWF does expect to see strong, more specific and more immediate commitments” – John Tanzer

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PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

Continue reading PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

ORGANIC farming can make an important contribution to world nutrition, but…; “Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably” – New research

Continue reading ORGANIC farming can make an important contribution to world nutrition, but…; “Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably” – New research

INTERNATIONAL Feed Industry Federation releases its 2016/2017 Annual Report

Continue reading INTERNATIONAL Feed Industry Federation releases its 2016/2017 Annual Report

RURAL areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic growth in developing countries; “sweeping transformations needed” – FAO

Continue reading RURAL areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic growth in developing countries; “sweeping transformations needed” – FAO

AQUAPONICS: World’s largest (720 acres) facility opens: 2 million lbs of fish & vegetables p.a. & first indoor RAS Atl. salmon farm in USA

Continue reading AQUAPONICS: World’s largest (720 acres) facility opens: 2 million lbs of fish & vegetables p.a. & first indoor RAS Atl. salmon farm in USA

AMAZON acquires Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion; will offer lower prices on selection of best-selling staples, including organic responsibly-farmed salmon

Continue reading AMAZON acquires Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion; will offer lower prices on selection of best-selling staples, including organic responsibly-farmed salmon

NOT all negative… Invasive plant species can enhance coastal ecosystems; “Better to have non-native habitat than none at all”

Continue reading NOT all negative… Invasive plant species can enhance coastal ecosystems; “Better to have non-native habitat than none at all”

GROUNDWATER pumping drying up Great Plains streams, driving fish extinctions – US researchers; 7/16 native fish species have disappeared since 1940s

Continue reading GROUNDWATER pumping drying up Great Plains streams, driving fish extinctions – US researchers; 7/16 native fish species have disappeared since 1940s

CQN: “we are uniquely positioned to leverage our scale, global insights and relationships to lead in developing sustainable supply chains” – E. Wathne

Continue reading CQN: “we are uniquely positioned to leverage our scale, global insights and relationships to lead in developing sustainable supply chains” – E. Wathne