Category Archives: Portugal

With €5 billion sales and profits doubled, EU aquaculture has fully recovered from downturn

Continue reading With €5 billion sales and profits doubled, EU aquaculture has fully recovered from downturn

Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards & guarantee recovery trend in eastern bluefin tuna stock; “Constant surveillance” needed

Continue reading Bluefin tuna season 2018: EU determined to maintain control standards & guarantee recovery trend in eastern bluefin tuna stock; “Constant surveillance” needed

CODFATHER: Massachusetts fishing magnate will plead guilty to U.S. federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling profits to Portugal

Continue reading CODFATHER: Massachusetts fishing magnate will plead guilty to U.S. federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling profits to Portugal

ECSafeSEAFOOD Contaminants Database now online; including “unregulated contaminants that give rise to concern”

Continue reading ECSafeSEAFOOD Contaminants Database now online; including “unregulated contaminants that give rise to concern”

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

MEDITERRANEAN swordfish on the verge of collapse: WWF raises the alarm ahead of ICCAT meeting

Continue reading MEDITERRANEAN swordfish on the verge of collapse: WWF raises the alarm ahead of ICCAT meeting

ECsafeSEAFOOD: Seafood Safety – New Findings & Innovation Challenges; January 2017 final conference in Brussels

Continue reading ECsafeSEAFOOD: Seafood Safety – New Findings & Innovation Challenges; January 2017 final conference in Brussels

BLUEFIN tuna 2016 fishing season kicks-in today in Mediterranran & E. Atlantic: “Strict control & inspection programme in place to prevent overfishing’ says EC

Continue reading BLUEFIN tuna 2016 fishing season kicks-in today in Mediterranran & E. Atlantic: “Strict control & inspection programme in place to prevent overfishing’ says EC

NEW Economics Foundation (NEF) issues 2016 Update on EU’s reliance on fish imports: “fish dependence day is now 13 July”

Continue reading NEW Economics Foundation (NEF) issues 2016 Update on EU’s reliance on fish imports: “fish dependence day is now 13 July”

NEW software developed by European researchers to assess environmental status of marine ecosystems; “Marine health assessments are complex”

Continue reading NEW software developed by European researchers to assess environmental status of marine ecosystems; “Marine health assessments are complex”

“MARKED & sudden reduction of seafood mislabelling in supermarkets, markets & fishmongers in the EU” – Largest multi-species survey of fish labelling accuracy to date

Tough new policies to combat fish fraud across Europe appear to be working, according to new evidence published today (December 1, 2015). The largest multi-species survey of fish labelling accuracy to date indicates a marked and sudden reduction of seafood mislabelling in supermarkets, markets and fishmongers in the EU. Continue reading “MARKED & sudden reduction of seafood mislabelling in supermarkets, markets & fishmongers in the EU” – Largest multi-species survey of fish labelling accuracy to date

“Cermaq CEO: Farmed salmon is very safe” – Canadian TV; Will the GSI’s new initiative be “enough to weaken the backlash?”

Continue reading “Cermaq CEO: Farmed salmon is very safe” – Canadian TV; Will the GSI’s new initiative be “enough to weaken the backlash?”

ATLANTIC Ocean Research Alliance launches first trans-Atlantic mapping survey

Continue reading ATLANTIC Ocean Research Alliance launches first trans-Atlantic mapping survey

€3.1m AquaSmart project aims to “help increase production & generate new jobs in global aquaculture sector”

Continue reading €3.1m AquaSmart project aims to “help increase production & generate new jobs in global aquaculture sector”

FRESH cod is ~2 to 6 times more expensive in the UK than in Lithuania; France & UK experienced greater month-to-month variability since 2012

Continue reading FRESH cod is ~2 to 6 times more expensive in the UK than in Lithuania; France & UK experienced greater month-to-month variability since 2012