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Patagonian ministers discuss stance in defense of export refunds

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Ministers of Production of Patagonian provinces will meet to discuss the possibility of joint action with the national government for the refunds for producers exporting from the ports of the region to remain in force.


Good scallop season forecast
Australia | 01:10 | An abundance of Australian scallops is expected in seafood retailers from this week after a 3000 ton catch limit has been set for the Commonwealth Scallop Fishery in Bass Strait. Full Story
Multiexport workers denounce constitutional guarantee breaches
Chile | 00:40 | The Court of Appeals of Puerto Montt received an injunction presented by union representatives, who denounce the breach of constitutional guarantees of Multiexport’s workers performing a strike at a salmon processing plant of the company. Full Story
ASEAN fails to adopt stance on South China Sea
Cambodia | 23:40 | Southeast Asian nations members have failed to take a joint stance over the South China Sea territory conflicts but they stress the need to find peaceful resolutions to disputes in accordance with international law. Full Story
iFarm – Cermaq Towards Individual-Based Farming
iFarm sensors have computer vision, recognizing each fish based on the dot pattern of the salmon; in a sensor chamber, number of fish, fish size, number of sea lice, and possible signs of the disease are registered.
Seacon America Commits to Sustainable, Artisanal Seafood
Seacon America has announced they completed phase one of expanding their product portfolio in Latin America, with the addition of pasteurized all-natural Blue Crab from the Sea of Cortez.
La Sirena Hires Internet Advertising Company to Market its Canned Seafood Products
La Sirena Foods hires GoMarketing Inc. to create a new website, and provide internet marketing of their canned seafood products in the USA.
Raisio Invests in Fish Feed Production
Raisio, an international specialist in plant-based nutrition, will make a total investment of nearly EUR 4 million to expand its fish feed factory located in Raisio’s industrial area in Finland.
Reconstruction plan after earthquake and tsunami reaches 95pc
Chile In less than a year after the 8.4 Richter-scale earthquake and subsequent tsunami hitting the Region of Coquimbo and northern central areas of the country, SUBPESCA released a balance of the major reconstruction advances of "Coquimbo Restarts" program.
Officials accused of certifying substandard aquaculture products
Viet Nam Officials from the Centre for Aquaculture Testing were dismissed after an investigation revealed that since 2013 they had forged certificates of aquaculture products, some of which were harmful for consumers’ health.
Does oxidized fish oil pose health risks?
New Zealand There is no evidence of a food safety risk associated with fish oil supplements currently on the New Zealand market, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Ministry of Health.
Govt and fisheries sector agree on hake management plan
Chile Representatives of artisanal fisheries, industrial sector, processing plants, SERNAPESCA and the Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture have agreed on a hake fishery management plan.