A dangerous antibiotic-resistant “superbug” has been found in the North American food supply for the first time, according to researchers from the University of Saskatchewan.
The Obama administration announced on Tuesday an initiative to track every fish sold in the United States, a move designed to crack down on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, mislabeling of seafood and related problems.
Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH) a new, sustainable fishing technology tipped to revolutionize the global industry, has won two major categories at the KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards along with being named runner up for the night’s Supreme Award.
Argentina is promoting the use of the distinctive label of Mar Argentino, Salvaje y Austral, for fishery produce traded by Argentine companies. The Federal Fisheries Council, CFP, is responsible for the implementation of the initiative which aims to incorporate the origin seal and promotional brochures.
A Uruguayan criminal court found no merit to continue investigating into incidents allegedly occurred in a Chinese flagged fishing vessel following on claims of 'slavery', ill treatment and beatings, presented by 28 African crewmembers.
Argentina seafood exports totaled 116,738 tons during the first four months of the year, which shows an increase of 2.9% over the same 2013 period in 2013, when 113,419 tons were shipped abroad. Strong shrimp exports helped offset lower volumes of fish.
Spain's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA) publicly announced its satisfaction with the proposed Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council presented by the European Commission (EC) for the banning of driftnet fishing.
Argentina’s government could at any stage now force Spanish seafood group Pescanova to divest its squid fishing operation based in the Falkland Islands, as it is reportedly breaching fishing legislation, said Spanish media.
More people than ever before rely on fisheries and aquaculture for food and as a source of income, but harmful practices and poor management threaten the sector’s sustainability, says a new report published by FAO.
A group of managers representing Punta Arenas port facilities, logistic companies and shipping companies visited the Falkland Islands last week with an ultimate aim to offer solutions to the current and future commercial needs of the Islands.