Category Archives: Belgium

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

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IPIFF underlines role insects for food & feed could play in answering global societal challenges at high-level EU event

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EUROPECHE showcases “sustainably caught seafood” in the European Parliament & hails “significant progress in achieving sustainable fisheries in the EU”

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INCREASING food production without damaging the environment; FAO Director-General addresses EU Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture & Rural Development

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EUROPECHE rejects “false lobbying” accusations; “article manipulates [ICES] interpretation”… Acknowledges that [industry] “professionals collaborate with specialised media”

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EUROPEAN Commission discusses with stakeholders financing investments in a sustainable blue economy

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“FISHING lobbies use press passes to loiter outside quota talks” – New Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) & Seas at Risk investigation

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‘WHOLE society approach’ & sustainable / responsible seafood value chains: FAO gearing towards launched of multisectoral Blue Forum

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GLOBALG.A.P. reports in Brussels on first experiences from increased transparency of aquaculture sources & production systems

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SUSTAINABLE seafood procurement & CSR: “delivering our commitment still presents challenges” – Lidl CSR Manager; #SeafoodFutures

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FIRST fish farm to achieve ASC certification in Spain: “the European market is demanding companies to be more socially and environmentally responsible”

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‘FIRST multinational quantification of relative sentiments & opinions of public around distinct forms of aquaculture’; Using thousands of newspaper headlines

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ASC ‘sorry’ that “a few retailers” (incl. Carrefour in Belgium) have decided to halt pangasius sales due to environmental concerns; Delhaize confident in ASC

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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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‘FARMED in the EU’; Summary of ‘Aquaculture in motion 2016’ conference: “Clear actions are needed to make things happen”…

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EU INDUSTRY pleased: 2017 Quota deal reached to fulfil MSYs “while taking into consideration duly justified socio-economic factors”

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EU 2017 quotas: “following years of disciplined fisheries policy, scientists this year advised increasing catch limits for several stocks in the Atlantic and North Sea”

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

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EU Commissioner Vella promotes international ocean cooperation on Vietnam and China missions 17-23 November

Continue reading EU Commissioner Vella promotes international ocean cooperation on Vietnam and China missions 17-23 November