Category Archives: Accidents & mortalities

88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide; UF reports 2017 as “average year”; One attack in England…

Continue reading 88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide; UF reports 2017 as “average year”; One attack in England…

ANALYSIS will focus on global occupational health, safety standards & challenges facing 18 million people in global aquaculture industry; FAO-funded research

Continue reading ANALYSIS will focus on global occupational health, safety standards & challenges facing 18 million people in global aquaculture industry; FAO-funded research

CQN: “we are uniquely positioned to leverage our scale, global insights and relationships to lead in developing sustainable supply chains” – E. Wathne

Continue reading CQN: “we are uniquely positioned to leverage our scale, global insights and relationships to lead in developing sustainable supply chains” – E. Wathne

OF REPUTATION, ‘sustainability’ and acceptance: Salmon & Seafood industries have [lots of] work to do… On GMOs, traceability, women…

Continue reading OF REPUTATION, ‘sustainability’ and acceptance: Salmon & Seafood industries have [lots of] work to do… On GMOs, traceability, women…

CERMAQ presents quarterly sustainability figures for Q3 2016: ‘Ongoing sustainability performance is of interest” to stakeholders’

Continue reading CERMAQ presents quarterly sustainability figures for Q3 2016: ‘Ongoing sustainability performance is of interest” to stakeholders’

UK fisheries industry suffering from one of its deadliest periods in a decade with “more deaths recorded in UK than in Alaskan waters”

Continue reading UK fisheries industry suffering from one of its deadliest periods in a decade with “more deaths recorded in UK than in Alaskan waters”

“MAN-EATING monster crocodile may be Florida’s newest invasive species” – UF communicators know how to use catchy… biting headlines…

Continue reading “MAN-EATING monster crocodile may be Florida’s newest invasive species” – UF communicators know how to use catchy… biting headlines…

EU Commission adopts proposal by social partners to improve working conditions in the fishing sector; ILO C188

Continue reading EU Commission adopts proposal by social partners to improve working conditions in the fishing sector; ILO C188

NO April Fool’s joke… HB Grandi, Cermaq, R&O, Trident Seafoods, Copper River Seafoods, E&E Foods will not attend Brussels show…

Continue reading NO April Fool’s joke… HB Grandi, Cermaq, R&O, Trident Seafoods, Copper River Seafoods, E&E Foods will not attend Brussels show…

NESTLE publishes progress update re. tackling seafood supply chain abuses; 99% of its Thai ingredients now traceable back to the individual fishing vessel

Continue reading NESTLE publishes progress update re. tackling seafood supply chain abuses; 99% of its Thai ingredients now traceable back to the individual fishing vessel

THAILAND takes further steps to improve labor condition in the fisheries sector; Private sector signs MOU to eliminate forced labor from supply chain

Continue reading THAILAND takes further steps to improve labor condition in the fisheries sector; Private sector signs MOU to eliminate forced labor from supply chain

U.S. OFFSHORE fish farming raises concerns: “no agency appears to be prepared to regulate the occupational safety and health of offshore finfish aquaculture”

Continue reading U.S. OFFSHORE fish farming raises concerns: “no agency appears to be prepared to regulate the occupational safety and health of offshore finfish aquaculture”

HARD-hitting Safety at Sea campaign aims to promote significant behavioural change in Irish fishing industry: 36 times more dangerous than general employment

Continue reading HARD-hitting Safety at Sea campaign aims to promote significant behavioural change in Irish fishing industry: 36 times more dangerous than general employment

BUMBLE Bee Foods to pay California “largest known” workplace violations settlement for death of employee trapped inside industrial oven

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced on Wednesday August 12, 2015, a settlement agreement that will require (Lion Capital-owned) Bumble Bee Foods LLC to pay $6 million for willfully violating worker safety rules, causing the 2012 death of an employee who became trapped inside an industrial oven at the company’s Santa Fe Springs plant. Continue reading BUMBLE Bee Foods to pay California “largest known” workplace violations settlement for death of employee trapped inside industrial oven

“WE NEED to do something to make the industry safer”; New Plan to improve Nova Scotia fishing industry’s safety record; 2 deaths so far in 2015 & 35 since 2007…

Continue reading “WE NEED to do something to make the industry safer”; New Plan to improve Nova Scotia fishing industry’s safety record; 2 deaths so far in 2015 & 35 since 2007…

GLOBAL Salmon Initiative launches inaugural & collective sustainability reporting: KPIs per country & per GSI-member firm

To mark World Environment Day the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) today (June 5, 2015) launched its inaugural Sustainability Report at the Economist’s World Ocean Summit (WOS) 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. The landmark report showcases key environmental and social data across all 14 GSI member companies. This is the first time a global food sector has collectively reported on sustainability performance indicators in such a transparent manner. “The launch of GSI’s Sustainability Report demonstrates the group’s leadership in creating greater transparency across the aquaculture sector. It is a remarkable achievement that they have developed this collective reporting platform, and we strongly encourage other production sectors and platforms to follow suit”, said Piers Hart, Global Lead for Aquaculture at WWF. Continue reading GLOBAL Salmon Initiative launches inaugural & collective sustainability reporting: KPIs per country & per GSI-member firm