Category Archives: Beef/Dairy

ALTERNATIVE feed sources… “Making sensible changes in aquaculture and agriculture production” would avoid depletion of forage fish populations – Study

Continue reading ALTERNATIVE feed sources… “Making sensible changes in aquaculture and agriculture production” would avoid depletion of forage fish populations – Study

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”

“INVESTORS need ESG data and transparency….” New food index launched in New York; Salmon Aquaculture firms in the lead (MHG #1, lowest risk)

Continue reading “INVESTORS need ESG data and transparency….” New food index launched in New York; Salmon Aquaculture firms in the lead (MHG #1, lowest risk)

“TRANSPARENCY is coming to the fore”: Expanding sustainable [sea]food market bringing fraud risks; Organic & eco-labelled foods at high risk

Continue reading “TRANSPARENCY is coming to the fore”: Expanding sustainable [sea]food market bringing fraud risks; Organic & eco-labelled foods at high risk

AMAZON acquires Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion; will offer lower prices on selection of best-selling staples, including organic responsibly-farmed salmon

Continue reading AMAZON acquires Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion; will offer lower prices on selection of best-selling staples, including organic responsibly-farmed salmon

FARMED salmon is one of UK Top 3 food & drink exports in Q1 2017; 2/3 of UK’s top food & drink exports are Scottish…

Continue reading FARMED salmon is one of UK Top 3 food & drink exports in Q1 2017; 2/3 of UK’s top food & drink exports are Scottish…

NEW Eurostat publication on EU agriculture, forestry and fisheries; “Atlantic salmon produced by far the highest economic value” for fisheries

Continue reading NEW Eurostat publication on EU agriculture, forestry and fisheries; “Atlantic salmon produced by far the highest economic value” for fisheries

SALMON is UK’s #2 food & drink export in YTD 2016; Volume down 5.5% & value up 9.9% in Q3

Continue reading SALMON is UK’s #2 food & drink export in YTD 2016; Volume down 5.5% & value up 9.9% in Q3

“FARM-raised salmon – lowest overall environmental cost for protein” – BC salmon farming industry-commissionned LCA study

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Continue reading “FARM-raised salmon – lowest overall environmental cost for protein” – BC salmon farming industry-commissionned LCA study

ANTIBIOTICS & AMR: Nutreco CEO calls on aquaculture industry to reduce antibiotics use; “I think we can expect a trend of full traceability”…

Continue reading ANTIBIOTICS & AMR: Nutreco CEO calls on aquaculture industry to reduce antibiotics use; “I think we can expect a trend of full traceability”…

SEAFOOD trends: “There’s certainly going to be a market for ‘antibiotic-free’ … You don’t want to be left behind; the financial impact could be disruptive”

Continue reading SEAFOOD trends: “There’s certainly going to be a market for ‘antibiotic-free’ … You don’t want to be left behind; the financial impact could be disruptive”

FARMED salmon Vs. Beef: 1,400 litres of water per Kg, Vs. 15,400l; 2.9Kg of CO2 Vs. 30Kg; “Consumer awareness of environmental impact puts pressure on retail”

Continue reading FARMED salmon Vs. Beef: 1,400 litres of water per Kg, Vs. 15,400l; 2.9Kg of CO2 Vs. 30Kg; “Consumer awareness of environmental impact puts pressure on retail”

U.S. FDA releases Final Rule re. reporting of antibiotics sales & distribution “for use in food-producing animals”… but NOT for aquaculture / fish

Continue reading U.S. FDA releases Final Rule re. reporting of antibiotics sales & distribution “for use in food-producing animals”… but NOT for aquaculture / fish

ANIMAL Welfare & ill-treatment scandal: French Minister orders inspections of ALL abattoirs; Could this happen in the aquaculture/fishing industry?

Continue reading ANIMAL Welfare & ill-treatment scandal: French Minister orders inspections of ALL abattoirs; Could this happen in the aquaculture/fishing industry?

COMPETING proteins: Modest growth in the EU compound feed production in 2015 vs 2014 (+0.2%): Poultry > Pig > Cattle; Downward trend expected in 2016

Continue reading COMPETING proteins: Modest growth in the EU compound feed production in 2015 vs 2014 (+0.2%): Poultry > Pig > Cattle; Downward trend expected in 2016

RECOMMENDATIONS for improving EU regulations on organic aquaculture; “Is organic the same as natural?” – Of consumer perceptions…

Continue reading RECOMMENDATIONS for improving EU regulations on organic aquaculture; “Is organic the same as natural?” – Of consumer perceptions…

RECOMMENDATIONS for improving EU regulations on organic aquaculture; “Is organic the same as natural?” – Consumer perceptions… Only 1.4% of Europe’s salmon production is organic

Continue reading RECOMMENDATIONS for improving EU regulations on organic aquaculture; “Is organic the same as natural?” – Consumer perceptions… Only 1.4% of Europe’s salmon production is organic

INTERNATIONAL Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) “committed to reduce GHG impact of livestock production globally”; Developing an LCA-based “golden global standard”

Continue reading INTERNATIONAL Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) “committed to reduce GHG impact of livestock production globally”; Developing an LCA-based “golden global standard”

STATE of the World’s Antibiotics, 2015, Chile’s salmon industry usage highlighted; “Lack of reliable information on global use”

What is the current state of antibiotic use and resistance in humans and animals around the globe? In low- and middle-income countries? What national-level strategies can help countries combat antibiotic resistance? These are the questions which the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) attempted to answer with the launch this week (September 18, 2015), of two major projects: “The State of the World’s Antibiotics, 2015” — a comprehensive report on the status of antibiotic use and resistance around the world— and an expanded, updated and redesigned version of CDDEP’s ResistanceMap. Continue reading STATE of the World’s Antibiotics, 2015, Chile’s salmon industry usage highlighted; “Lack of reliable information on global use”

PROTEINS farming trends… Dairy “industry is changing to meet consumers’ expectations”; Main trends described

Continue reading PROTEINS farming trends… Dairy “industry is changing to meet consumers’ expectations”; Main trends described