Category Archives: PEI

AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

Continue reading AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

CANADA announces two new marine refuges; Goal to protect 5% of its marine & coastal areas in 2017 & 10% by 2020

Continue reading CANADA announces two new marine refuges; Goal to protect 5% of its marine & coastal areas in 2017 & 10% by 2020

AquaBounty sold (unlabelled) its first ‘AquAdvantage’ GM Salmon (~5 tonnes of fresh fillets) in H1 2017 in Canada after 25 years in the pipeline

Continue reading AquaBounty sold (unlabelled) its first ‘AquAdvantage’ GM Salmon (~5 tonnes of fresh fillets) in H1 2017 in Canada after 25 years in the pipeline

AQUABOUNTY acquires for $14m Bell Fish Company’s assets; NASDAQ-listed firm intends to produce first “eco-friendly” GM salmon to market by Q1 2019

Continue reading AQUABOUNTY acquires for $14m Bell Fish Company’s assets; NASDAQ-listed firm intends to produce first “eco-friendly” GM salmon to market by Q1 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL groups head to court to try to overturn Canada’s approval of GM salmon; “failed to apply science-based, precautionary measures…”

Continue reading ENVIRONMENTAL groups head to court to try to overturn Canada’s approval of GM salmon; “failed to apply science-based, precautionary measures…”

“DOUBLE aquaculture production and reap billions” – Canadian Senate committee urges; “An ocean of opportunity awaits”…

Continue reading “DOUBLE aquaculture production and reap billions” – Canadian Senate committee urges; “An ocean of opportunity awaits”…

TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”

Continue reading TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”

GM salmon: Quinault Indian Nation joins 11 others in lawsuit against FDA: “FDA violating its mandate and purpose

Continue reading GM salmon: Quinault Indian Nation joins 11 others in lawsuit against FDA: “FDA violating its mandate and purpose

GM salmon: “AquaBounty estimates that it spent $80 million to bring its product to market”; Lawsuit likely to determine AquaBounty’s survival”

Continue reading GM salmon: “AquaBounty estimates that it spent $80 million to bring its product to market”; Lawsuit likely to determine AquaBounty’s survival”

CANADIAN Ministers “make progress in managing aquaculture development & expanding market access for fish & seafood”; 3-year CCFAM Aquaculture Development Strategy

Continue reading CANADIAN Ministers “make progress in managing aquaculture development & expanding market access for fish & seafood”; 3-year CCFAM Aquaculture Development Strategy

“TIME that Canada invest in supporting closed-containment facilities” – ASF cites Marine Harvest – Hauge Aqua $100m deal

Continue reading “TIME that Canada invest in supporting closed-containment facilities” – ASF cites Marine Harvest – Hauge Aqua $100m deal

CLIMATE change is “increasingly challenging the sustainability of Canada’s $3.5-billion marine fisheries and aquaculture” – LoP

Continue reading CLIMATE change is “increasingly challenging the sustainability of Canada’s $3.5-billion marine fisheries and aquaculture” – LoP

“We look forward to bringing our nutritious [GM] salmon to consumers to enjoy in an environmentally responsible manner without damaging and exploiting the oceans” – AquaBounty

Continue reading “We look forward to bringing our nutritious [GM] salmon to consumers to enjoy in an environmentally responsible manner without damaging and exploiting the oceans” – AquaBounty

COALITION of Canadian NGOs call “at the very least” for “mandatory labelling of all GM foods so consumers can choose”

Continue reading COALITION of Canadian NGOs call “at the very least” for “mandatory labelling of all GM foods so consumers can choose”

CANADA follows U.S. suite & approves sale of genetically-modified AquAdvantage Salmon in Canada; “World’s Most Sustainable Salmon” [?]…

Continue reading CANADA follows U.S. suite & approves sale of genetically-modified AquAdvantage Salmon in Canada; “World’s Most Sustainable Salmon” [?]…

COALITION of U.S. fishing, consumer, environmental groupsfiles lawsuit challenging FDA’s approval of genetically engineered salmon

Continue reading COALITION of U.S. fishing, consumer, environmental groupsfiles lawsuit challenging FDA’s approval of genetically engineered salmon

LOBBYING: Seasonal exemption to temporary foreign worker rules will benefit Atlantic Canadian seafood processors

Ottawa allows exemption - Atlantic seafood labour

Continue reading LOBBYING: Seasonal exemption to temporary foreign worker rules will benefit Atlantic Canadian seafood processors

FDA issues Alert banning imports of GM salmon until it publishes final labelling guidelines; “The decision has no impact on AquaBounty’s operations” – CEO

Continue reading FDA issues Alert banning imports of GM salmon until it publishes final labelling guidelines; “The decision has no impact on AquaBounty’s operations” – CEO

CANADIAN provincial & federal Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers discuss ways to expand global market access for seafood & agree on sustainable aquaculture development

Continue reading CANADIAN provincial & federal Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers discuss ways to expand global market access for seafood & agree on sustainable aquaculture development