Category Archives: Food Safety

RAMPING up Brexit preparedness: Seafish releases bespoke guide & warns of “considerable impact on the seafood industry”

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PBDEs: Accumulation in farmed salmon; Univ. of Pittsburgh researchers develop dynamic model over a full sea-cage salmon production cycle

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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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ILLEGALLY-labelled (Marine Harvest) salmon imported from Vietnam seized in China… just as PM Nicola Sturgeon on trade mission in China

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ISOTOPE Fingerprinting & traceability, CoC: “For the first time, we can differentiate organic, conventional, and wild salmon from different origins…”

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NEGATIVE press coverage has impact on German consumers’ farmed salmon health & sustainability perceptions

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MICROPLASTICS found in the stomachs of 73% of mesopelagic fish caught in the NW Atlantic; “one of the highest levels globally”

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NATIONAL Geographic focuses on insect-eating farmed salmon: ‘Getting rid of fishmeal & showing safety, economic & environmental potential’

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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

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MERCURY levels too high for safe human consumption in over half of Swedish lakes freshwater fishes; But some wind evasion…

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UK AQUACULTURE:  Workshop towards collaborative research & collaboration on “Aquaculture & natural capital“, climate change impacts etc…

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ORGANIC foods: Asian country markets reporting double-digit growth; Sales to reach US$10bn in coming years; Driven by food safety & quality concerns

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FISHING-induced evolution of fish / salmon stocks can have pervasive (and neglected) impacts…(Ghoti)² paper…

Continue reading FISHING-induced evolution of fish / salmon stocks can have pervasive (and neglected) impacts…(Ghoti)² paper…

IRISH shellfish producers call for action on “shocking report of raw sewage discharges to sea”

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USE of antibiotics in farmed seafood & shrimp issues top list of concerns for Swedish consumers – Latest ASC survey

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BUSTING fishy salmon myths: “…best-regarded of the certification programs will require record keeping, disclosure and transparency” – ASC

Continue reading BUSTING fishy salmon myths: “…best-regarded of the certification programs will require record keeping, disclosure and transparency” – ASC