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New eco-efficient technology to reduce canning industry pollution

SPAIN | Friday, October 21, 2016
A group of Basque fish canneries, Bilbao Bizkaia Water Consortium, Basque Water Agency and AZTI will work together to solve the problems generated by discharges of food SMEs and, in a controlled manner, integrate their wastewater in the urban sanitation system.


Fishermen threaten to call a strike
Iceland | 00:40 | In a secret ballot Iceland's fishing crews have decided to call a strike as of November 10, complaining about having been without a contract for six years and the management’s proposal to cut their salaries further. Full Story
Ending illegal fishing is key to restore overfished fisheries
Chile | 23:50 | Representatives of artisanal and industrial fisheries, authorities and leading researchers and academics from Chile have agreed that combating illegal fishing is crucial for the recovery of the most affected fisheries in the country. Full Story
Certain fish parasites may do more good than harm
Philippines | 23:30 | Scientists from the Institute of Biological Sciences of the University of the Philippines Los Baños carrying out a study found that a parasite that can infect tilapia in fact brings more help than harm. Full Story
US Foods Agrees To Acquire Save On Seafood
US Foods has announced that it has agreed to acquire Save On Seafood, a seafood processor and distributor in St. Petersburg, Florida with annual sales of more than USD 80 million.
Canadian Sturgeon & Caviar Aquires Breviro Caviar
The company saves 16,000 shortnose sturgeon from going to waste and launches a Kickstarter Campaign to help finance the turnaround.
A Singular ShowHow for Whitefish Producers
On November 10th whitefish processors from around the world will attend Marel’s Whitefish ShowHow in Copenhagen for hands-on demonstrations of the latest advances in whitefish processing.
Fish Scaler in Chile is Processing 2,000 Salmon per Shift
Ryco's 677 Salmon Scaler, operating in a remote area of Chile, was recently described to be "the best in the market" by the processor.
Plankton shows oceans are responding to climate change
New Zealand Victoria University of Wellington scientists have concluded that the appearance of plankton white blooms in the eastern area of New Zealand suggests the ocean is responding to climate change.
Relief about EU’s decision not to ban American lobster exports
Canada The European Commission informed Sweden it will not propose American lobster (Homarus americanus) be listed as invasive but it will instead pursue measures less likely to disrupt trade.
Fish sauce reported to contain excessive arsenic
Viet Nam A study performed by the Vietnam Standards and Consumers Association determined that nearly 70 per cent of fish sauce samples taken contains excessive amounts of arsenic.
The EU proposes global deal to limit fisheries subsidies
European Union The EU proposes to curb subsidies causing overfishing in WTO countries, but its proposal foresees flexibility for developing countries and takes account of the needs of fishing communities in least developed and developing countries.