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Norwegian seafood has a new origin label

NORWAY | Saturday, April 29, 2017
The Norwegian Seafood Council has launched a new country of origin label for Norwegian seafood, “Seafood from Norway”, contributing towards a stronger position for Norwegian seafood globally.


TASA's environmental management obtains acknowledgement
Peru | 01:00 | TASA has presented its 2016 Sustainability Report, as part of its commitment to transparency in its sustainable management and showing the investment which it makes in new technologies, processes and initiatives which contribute to the preservation and care of the environment. Full Story
Japan exceeds annual juvenile Pacific bluefin limit
Japan | 00:30 | Japan has already exceeded the annual limit on its catches of immature Pacific bluefin tuna, breaking an international commitment only two years after the regulation was introduced. Full Story
Trident Seafoods fined with over USD 37,000 for wastewater breaches
United States | 23:50 | Seattle-based seafood company Trident Seafoods Corp. will have to pay a fine amounting to USD 37,400 for wastewater violations to residual water regulations at its Newport surimi factory. Full Story
Ventisqueros Salmon to be Raised on Feed Made with Algae
Ventisqueros in collaboration with feed producer BioMar Group announced it will begin using salmon feed containing AlgaPrime DHA to produce a Premium Pacific Salmon with unprecedented sustainability benefits.
Skaginn 3X to Equip Pelagic Trawler
Havyard has come to an agreement with Skaginn 3X to equip a new pelagic trawler with new technology for grading, packing, freezing and palletizing the products onboard the vessel.
Wholehearted Focus on Salmon Fed with Microalgae by Lerøy
A close cooperation between Lerøy and BioMar is going to ensure that salmon farmed by Lerøy will benefit from a sustainable high level of Omega 3-DHA in the feed partly deriving from the microalgae ingredient, AlgaPrime DHA.
Marine Harvest Chooses Groundbreaking Technology to Secure Freshness
By adding the industry leading smart labelling indicator Keep-it to their products, Marine Harvest will be the first global seafood company to offer customers and consumers a tool that shows accurate and real time freshness and shelf life.
China reopens market to live Irish crab
Republic of Ireland Minister of Agriculture of Ireland reached an agreement with a Chinese official on the proposed certificate to accompany consignments of crab exports to the Chinese market, which should facilitate the resumption of the crab trade between both countries.
Microplastics dumped on Atlantic shores reach the Arctic
Spain A study performed by an international team of researchers for the first time outlines the large-scale transport of microplastics from the Atlantic ocean to the Arctic, and highlights the global extent that has reached this problem in just a few decades.
Environmentalists accuse Japan of not abiding by bluefin tuna catch quotas
Japan Japan is to break its commitment as to the international Pacific bluefin tuna catch limit, undermined by lax compliance, which has worried conservationists due to the resource weak status.
Seafish presents new tool to encourage seafood ethical sourcing
United Kingdom Seafood industry authority Seafish is to launch a comprehensive online signposting tool intended to direct users to a large number of free resources that are helpful to manage social risks in seafood supply chains.