Category Archives: SSPO

Holyrood Committee releases their findings on the impact of salmon farming; RECC report on Scotland’s salmon farming

Continue reading Holyrood Committee releases their findings on the impact of salmon farming; RECC report on Scotland’s salmon farming

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

SUSTAINABILITY Director sought for by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO); ‘reporting directly to the CEO’

Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY Director sought for by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO); ‘reporting directly to the CEO’

“AQUACULTURE is the world’s fastest growing food producing sector”; 10 Year Farmed Fish Health Framework launched in Scotland

Continue reading “AQUACULTURE is the world’s fastest growing food producing sector”; 10 Year Farmed Fish Health Framework launched in Scotland

SEA LICE & Mortalities: “We have absolutely no problem whatsoever in being completely open and transparent with that data” – SSPO at Scotland’s Parliament Inquiry

Continue reading SEA LICE & Mortalities: “We have absolutely no problem whatsoever in being completely open and transparent with that data” – SSPO at Scotland’s Parliament Inquiry

‘BLOOD water’ in Scotland: BBC echoes call from Staniford urging SSPO to expel Cooke Aquaculture due to breaches of industry’s code of practice

Continue reading ‘BLOOD water’ in Scotland: BBC echoes call from Staniford urging SSPO to expel Cooke Aquaculture due to breaches of industry’s code of practice

BBC’s One Show airs two broadcasts focusing on high disease – incl. sea lice – levels on Scottish salmon farms: Parliamentary inquiry in 2018

Continue reading BBC’s One Show airs two broadcasts focusing on high disease – incl. sea lice – levels on Scottish salmon farms: Parliamentary inquiry in 2018

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

MARINE mammal deaths on Scottish salmon farms increase in H1 2017; “country risked losing the export market to the USA” – Sunday Times

Continue reading MARINE mammal deaths on Scottish salmon farms increase in H1 2017; “country risked losing the export market to the USA” – Sunday Times

BREXIT: “Securing the best possible outcome for the Scottish salmon industry” – SSPO publishes policy brief

Continue reading BREXIT: “Securing the best possible outcome for the Scottish salmon industry” – SSPO publishes policy brief

ENVIRONMENTAL impacts: Scottish Parliament Committee agrees to set up [2018] inquiry into aquaculture industry

Continue reading ENVIRONMENTAL impacts: Scottish Parliament Committee agrees to set up [2018] inquiry into aquaculture industry

SCOTTISH salmon farmers” improve sea lice management and reduce spend on medicines”

Continue reading SCOTTISH salmon farmers” improve sea lice management and reduce spend on medicines”

EMAMECTIN: GAAIA brings sea lice fight to media’s attention; “Scottish government accused of intervening to block ban on toxic pesticide”

Continue reading EMAMECTIN: GAAIA brings sea lice fight to media’s attention; “Scottish government accused of intervening to block ban on toxic pesticide”

STANIFORD focuses on Label Rouge’s lack of transparency & quotes WWF: ‘no information available on the standards re. sustainability’; Parliamentary Motion filed

Continue reading STANIFORD focuses on Label Rouge’s lack of transparency & quotes WWF: ‘no information available on the standards re. sustainability’; Parliamentary Motion filed

BBC News focuses at length on “Scottish salmon farming’s sea lice ‘crisis’”: “…lice are becoming increasingly resistant”

Continue reading BBC News focuses at length on “Scottish salmon farming’s sea lice ‘crisis’”: “…lice are becoming increasingly resistant”

SCOTTISH salmon farming “looks beyond financial returns for success”; “[…] achieving social acceptability is vital”; Community Engagement Charter highlighted

Continue reading SCOTTISH salmon farming “looks beyond financial returns for success”; “[…] achieving social acceptability is vital”; Community Engagement Charter highlighted

16% increase in capital investment during 2015 in Scottish salmon farming represents “vote of confidence for industry” – New SSPO Economic Report

Continue reading 16% increase in capital investment during 2015 in Scottish salmon farming represents “vote of confidence for industry” – New SSPO Economic Report