Category Archives: Antibiotics / Pesticides

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SCOTTISH salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments – SEPA releases draft Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan

Continue reading SCOTTISH salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments – SEPA releases draft Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan

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

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

HUMANE production & avoiding antibiotics usage: “may increase attractiveness of farmed fish & seafood for U.S. consumers”

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“LOWER densities allow the farm to achieve better fish health, water quality and food digestion” – Invermar

Continue reading “LOWER densities allow the farm to achieve better fish health, water quality and food digestion” – Invermar

SSP: Shrimp Partnership establishes “FEED WORKING GROUP” as supply chain integration will help drive improvements

Continue reading SSP: Shrimp Partnership establishes “FEED WORKING GROUP” as supply chain integration will help drive improvements

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

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

Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

Continue reading Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

“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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AMR: “even weak selective pressures can cause evolution of high-level [antibiotics] resistance”

Continue reading AMR: “even weak selective pressures can cause evolution of high-level [antibiotics] resistance”

MARKET for antibiotic-free seafood & premium shrimp grown to highest social & environmental standards “will grow quickly” – SSP

Continue reading MARKET for antibiotic-free seafood & premium shrimp grown to highest social & environmental standards “will grow quickly” – SSP

SUSTAINABLE Shrimp Partnership sees new U.S. SIMP transparency as “significant milestone in empowering consumers to choose shrimp grown to highest standards”

Continue reading SUSTAINABLE Shrimp Partnership sees new U.S. SIMP transparency as “significant milestone in empowering consumers to choose shrimp grown to highest standards”

SHRIMP farming: New CEO-led initiative (SSP) launches with commitment to highest standards (e.g. ASC), “fully traceable & with zero antibiotics”

Continue reading SHRIMP farming: New CEO-led initiative (SSP) launches with commitment to highest standards (e.g. ASC), “fully traceable & with zero antibiotics”

STANIFORD’s FOI-emails expose alleged Scottish Gov’t ‘pressures’ on SEPA re. proposed ban on sea lice pesticide; Parliamentary aquaculture inquiry in 2018

Continue reading STANIFORD’s FOI-emails expose alleged Scottish Gov’t ‘pressures’ on SEPA re. proposed ban on sea lice pesticide; Parliamentary aquaculture inquiry in 2018

INDIVIDUAL monitoring of salmon: iFarm to reduce aquaculture’s environmental footprint & improve fish welfare/health; Cermaq applies for 10 licences

Continue reading INDIVIDUAL monitoring of salmon: iFarm to reduce aquaculture’s environmental footprint & improve fish welfare/health; Cermaq applies for 10 licences

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

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

SEAFOOD safety: Of US imported seafood tested in 2015, 12% of farmed shrimp tested positive to unsafe residues, 11% of tilapia, 9% of catfish… 0% of salmon – GAO

Continue reading SEAFOOD safety: Of US imported seafood tested in 2015, 12% of farmed shrimp tested positive to unsafe residues, 11% of tilapia, 9% of catfish… 0% of salmon – GAO

CHILEAN rainbow trout & Atl. salmon from Nova Austral get ‘Good Alternative’ Seafood Watch new ratings appraisal

Continue reading CHILEAN rainbow trout & Atl. salmon from Nova Austral get ‘Good Alternative’ Seafood Watch new ratings appraisal

OF sea lice, pesticides, antibiotic usage & ecological concerns… U.S. journalists being assisted (?) in their ‘understanding’ of farmed vs. wild salmon issues…

Continue reading OF sea lice, pesticides, antibiotic usage & ecological concerns… U.S. journalists being assisted (?) in their ‘understanding’ of farmed vs. wild salmon issues…