Category Archives: DNA

CERTIFIED? Local Fish Isn’t Always Local… Sea to Table “reiterates unwavering commitment to sustainable seafood

Continue reading CERTIFIED? Local Fish Isn’t Always Local… Sea to Table “reiterates unwavering commitment to sustainable seafood

BIODIVERSITY: ‘Corporate control & global governance of marine genetic resources’ paper; “~half of Earth’s surface is left with no regulations”

Continue reading BIODIVERSITY: ‘Corporate control & global governance of marine genetic resources’ paper; “~half of Earth’s surface is left with no regulations”

SALT 101: Seafood Alliance for Legality & Traceability webinar & Survey re. most challenging issues around traceability

Continue reading SALT 101: Seafood Alliance for Legality & Traceability webinar & Survey re. most challenging issues around traceability

METABARCODING: ‘A few samples of seawater filtered for DNA fragments provided evidence for more sharks than observed during thousands of dive surveys’…

Continue reading METABARCODING: ‘A few samples of seawater filtered for DNA fragments provided evidence for more sharks than observed during thousands of dive surveys’…

FIRST Nations in favour of GE Salmon labelling: ‘Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest’ film premieres

Continue reading FIRST Nations in favour of GE Salmon labelling: ‘Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest’ film premieres

PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

Continue reading PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

“CITIZEN science”: DNA testing reveals limited (1-7%) seafood fraud by Canadian retailers – SeaChoice research

Continue reading “CITIZEN science”: DNA testing reveals limited (1-7%) seafood fraud by Canadian retailers – SeaChoice research

“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

STUDY reveals evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks; “supplemental framework for protecting specific adaptive variation will sometimes be necessary…”

Continue reading STUDY reveals evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks; “supplemental framework for protecting specific adaptive variation will sometimes be necessary…”

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

BESTER or better… DNA tracing enables identification of Beluga species from a single caviar egg

Continue reading BESTER or better… DNA tracing enables identification of Beluga species from a single caviar egg

ANTI-salmon farming activist finds broad echo in Sunday Times columns; “Tartan imposters’ charge as [Scottish salmon] egg imports hit 90%”; FoI data published

Continue reading ANTI-salmon farming activist finds broad echo in Sunday Times columns; “Tartan imposters’ charge as [Scottish salmon] egg imports hit 90%”; FoI data published

PREVENTING fish species substitution & fraud; SIRF funds DNA testing project for fast & cheaper-than-current-FDA identification of fish species

Continue reading PREVENTING fish species substitution & fraud; SIRF funds DNA testing project for fast & cheaper-than-current-FDA identification of fish species

eDNA in seawater samples could reveal status of deepwater fish populations; “eDNA data on Greenland fish species corresponds closely to trawl catches”

Continue reading eDNA in seawater samples could reveal status of deepwater fish populations; “eDNA data on Greenland fish species corresponds closely to trawl catches”

EU “inhospitable” to AquaBounty’s ‘AAS’ GM salmon; Conley et al. on ‘propaganda campaign to demonize GMOs’, GM salmon… and ‘Sustainability’

Continue reading EU “inhospitable” to AquaBounty’s ‘AAS’ GM salmon; Conley et al. on ‘propaganda campaign to demonize GMOs’, GM salmon… and ‘Sustainability’