Category Archives: Bulgaria

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

HIGH-level Conference towards enhanced cooperation on Black Sea fisheries and aquaculture

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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”

EU Social Partners promote ratification of ILO Work in Fishing Convention C188 in Bulgaria

Continue reading EU Social Partners promote ratification of ILO Work in Fishing Convention C188 in Bulgaria

DNA analysis shows that ‘A considerable amount of sturgeon caviar sold in Bulgaria and Romania is mislabeled or even counterfeit’

Continue reading DNA analysis shows that ‘A considerable amount of sturgeon caviar sold in Bulgaria and Romania is mislabeled or even counterfeit’

WORKSHOP promotes capacity for fish trade and market access for Central and Eastern European countries; Including “controversial topic of voluntary seafood certification”

Continue reading WORKSHOP promotes capacity for fish trade and market access for Central and Eastern European countries; Including “controversial topic of voluntary seafood certification”

ANTARCTIC Treaty Meeting urged to ‘step up’ climate change role; “Blue carbon” reflecting krill’s carbon uptake

Continue reading ANTARCTIC Treaty Meeting urged to ‘step up’ climate change role; “Blue carbon” reflecting krill’s carbon uptake

EUROPEAN Court found that “at EU level, measures to support the sustainable development of aquaculture have not been well designed and monitored”; “insufficient comparability of data”, etc…

Continue reading EUROPEAN Court found that “at EU level, measures to support the sustainable development of aquaculture have not been well designed and monitored”; “insufficient comparability of data”, etc…

‘HISTORICAL milestone’: Georgia and the Ukraine request to become “cooperating non-Contracting Parties” within the FAO’s General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean

Continue reading ‘HISTORICAL milestone’: Georgia and the Ukraine request to become “cooperating non-Contracting Parties” within the FAO’s General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean

“BLACK Sea is of immense geographical, environmental and economic importance” – EU Commissioner Vella on ‘smart’ blue economy

Continue reading “BLACK Sea is of immense geographical, environmental and economic importance” – EU Commissioner Vella on ‘smart’ blue economy

97% of food samples evaluated by the EFSA contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits: EU-27 + Iceland & Norway results…

More than 97% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits, with just under 55% of samples free of detectable traces of these chemicals. The findings published this morning (March 12, 2015) are part of EFSA’s 2013 annual report on pesticide residues in food, which includes the results for almost 81,000 food samples from 27 EU Member States, Iceland and Norway. NB Ed: None of the food tested apparently included seafoods. Continue reading 97% of food samples evaluated by the EFSA contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits: EU-27 + Iceland & Norway results…

“THE QUESTION is not if aquaculture can be food for the future, it has to be” – Árni M. Mathiesen #FAO DG Fisheries & Aquaculture

The question is not if aquaculture can be food for the future, it has to be. There are very bright prospects for the region since aquaculture in the Mediterranean is at a very advanced stage,’’ commented Árni M. Mathiesen, Assistant Director-General of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of FAO, speaking this week (December 9-11, 2014) at the Regional Conference on “Blue Growth in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea: developing sustainable aquaculture for food security”, in Bari, Italy.

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