Category Archives: Health & Nutrition

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

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

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NFI releases Top 10 U.S. Seafood List “Illustrates Important Nutritional Trend” despite fall on 2015 figures

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EU & FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance: “AMR marks a grave societal and economic burden”

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TASTE & quality of wild fish caught [& partially ‘pellet-fed’] close to salmon farms: Nofima study attempts to fill stakeholders’ perception gap…

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JAPAN is a “global model for healthy diets”, says UN FAO Director-General; “Unique” food culture, one that includes many vegetables, fruits & fish

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“It was previously widely thought that farmed salmon contained more environmental pollutants than wild salmon, but this proves not to be the case” – Norway’s NIFES

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CERMAQ joins FReSH initiative to improve global food systems; “… brings aquaculture into the WBCSD programs”

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SEAFOOD: Investigation into EU consumers’ attitudes shows sustainable supply is essential; 68% of consumers “would eat more fish if the prices were lower”

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ORGANIC salmon “more toxic” than ‘normal’ farmed salmon?! Flurry of scary French news headlines… Brace yourself: TV programme focuses on, MHG Norway & Ireland

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PHOSPHOROUS footprint & sustainability: “How diet can influence environmental impact”… “important part of planning for sustainable food system”

 

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SKRETTING Australia’s clarification to ABC’s Four Corners programme re. astaxanthin in salmon feed

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IFFO closes 56th Annual Conference; TASA wins both the Leadership and Innovation Awards

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Omega-3 oils in farmed salmon ‘halve in five years’ – BBC article; UK Government should consider modifying advisory – Stirling University researcher

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‘BREAKTHROUGH’: Skretting now able to offer aquaculture feeds with “ground-breaking algal oil” containing “unprecedented levels” of EPA & DHA

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