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Icelandic blue whiting fishery receives MSC certification

ICELAND | Saturday, January 20, 2018
The Icelandic Sustainable Fisheries, blue whiting fishery obtained a certification by the Det Norske Veritas Conformity Assessment Body, against the MSC Fisheries Standard.


Growth of seafood consumption generates new marketing spaces
Mexico | 22:50 | The internal growth in the consumption of fish and aquaculture products in Mexico went from 8.9 to 12.5 kilograms per capita in just three years. Full Story
Huon launches protocol to recover escaped yellowtail kingfish
Australia | 22:10 | Huon Aquaculture reported that one of its yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi) was damaged after four days of severe storms, causing the escape of an undetermined number of fish. Full Story
Murcia seeks to obtain sustainable seal for shrimp and transparent go
Spain | 21:20 | The Ministry of Water, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Region of Murcia, along with the fishing sector and two NGOs, is working with the MSC to achieve the sustainability label for the shrimp and transparent goby (Aphia minuta) fisheries. Full Story
Pacific Seafood is World’s First to Offer Four-Star BAP Oysters
Pacific Seafood, one of North America’s largest seafood companies, is the world’s first company to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices oysters.
Swiss Company Burgerstein Attains Friend of the Sea's Certification for Omega-3 Fish Oil
Burgerstein operates in the development and use of micronutrient products that can be taken preventively and therapeutically to boost and maintain health.
New Digimarc Barcode for Thermal Labels Simplifies Retail Checkout and Reduces Product Shrink
Retail thermal labels with Digimarc Barcode scan even when ripped, creased, smudged or damaged, making checkout faster and easier for both customers and cashiers.
AFT Holdings Creates All About Healthy Foods
AFT has announced a number of initiatives in its global portfolio of companies, positioning the investment firm for continued growth in 2018 and beyond, the firm also issued a number of updates to its operations structure.
Blue Harvest Fisheries will have new President and CEO
United States Blue Harvest Fisheries announced that its President and CEO, Jeff Davis, will retire this month.
Spain and Portugal defend recovery plan for Iberian sardine
Spain Fisheries authorities from Spain and Portugal participated in a technical meeting with the services of the European Commission, to explain in detail the proposal of a multi-year management plan for the recovery of Iberian sardine prepared by both countries.
General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean to open subregional office in Fuengirola
Spain The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean will have a sub-regional office for the Western Mediterranean that will be located in the Oceanographic Center of Malaga, in Fuengirola.
Chubut and NGO sign agreement to achieve international shrimp certification
Argentina The Chubut Fisheries Secretariat and CeDePesca have signed a collaboration agreement to work together with the objective of achieving an international sustainability certification for the province's shrimp fishery, together with seven processing companies.