Other Media | SeafoodSource: Foodservice sector braces for impact as US COVID-19 cases spike
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
A recent spike in U.S. COVID-19 cases has put the domestic foodservice sector back on the defensive.
Some U.S. restaurants are voluntarily re-closing their dining rooms – and many states and cities are now requiring masks in all public places – as cases jumped nationwide in the past week.
As of 30 June, the U.S. has more than 2.5 million COVID-19 cases and at least 126,140 deaths from the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University. Also on 30 June, U.S. COVID-19 cases rose by more than 40,000 in one day for the fourth time in the past five days, BBC reported.
Author: Christine Blank SeafodSource | Read the full articlehere
“Modification of technical project. Salmonid farming center, Imelev, center code N ° 102066 ”, is the name of the Environmental Impact Statement (DIA) that the salmon farming company Cermaq Chile submitted to the Environmental Assessment Service (SEA) and which is in the state of "In Qualification".
Along with specifying that the center currently has a concession granted by resolution N ° 1123/1997, modified by resolution N ° 1193/2013 (Annex 2), both by the Undersecretariat for the Armed Forces (SS.FF.AA. ), Cermaq explained that this initiative -whose investment reaches US $ 5 million- is a modification of the technical project (Pert 206103098) in which it is intended to increase the maximum production per cycle from 3,500 tons (t) to 4,280 tons per year through the project technician entered the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) on July 3, 2020.
The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Argentine Nation, Luis Basterra, has participated in the launch of the training course "Aquaculture: Innovation and Value Added for production and local supply", organized by the National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA), which takes place virtually for 9 weeks.
"From the National Government we work to promote and disseminate this activity. The conditions for its development are given, at a time when it is highly valued how a food is produced, what its characteristics are and above all how its production impacts the environment" Basterra highlighted during his presentation, in the first module of the course: "Potential, Challenges and Perspectives, of Aquaculture in Argentina".
Source: iPac.acuicultura | Read the full articlehere
A fishing boat with four people on board capsized off Syltefjorden in Sunnmøre on Friday morning.
The Idar Ulstein lifeboat and a light boat helped save the fishing boat.
At around 0600 on Friday morning the ship capsized in Syltefjorden in Vanylven municipality. It was the South Norway Main Rescue Center that first reported the incident.
The four on board boarded another ship.
So far it is not clear what was the cause of the rollover.
The wrecked ship has been towed to a shallow area so that it can be rescued later today.
#rsidarulstein sitt mannskap får satt sleper med assistanse fra lettbåt. Havarist slept til grunt vann for senere berging. Forlis fiskebåten Havstein i Syltefjorden. Mannskap på fire berget seg til lettbåt. pic.twitter.com/mIJ7JAg0ek
After receiving public comments and data, the agency expanded its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), and is extending the deadline to apply for the program to 11 September.
Farmed species now covered by the CFAP program include catfish, crawfish, largemouth bass and carp sold live as foodfish, hybrid striped bass, red drum, salmon, sturgeon, tilapia, trout, ornamental/tropical fish, and recreational sportfish.
Author: Christine Blank / seafoodSource | Read the full article here
The standard squid product, vinegar squid, is said to be stable and popular because of its refreshing sourness. Against the background of diversifying snack food scenes, individual packaging (small packaging) has various merits such as convenience and hygiene, and can be expected to attract a wide range of users.
Therefore, by wrapping vinegar squid, which has a stable need, in individual packaging, they plan to expand the target and food scene in addition to adult snacks.
The product has a refreshing taste unique to vinegar and is perfect for snacks. With a soft texture that is easy to bite, and a stick shape that is easy to grasp, it can be enjoyed by a wide range of adults and children. As each is individually packaged, it is very convenient, hygienic and safe to eat.
NATORI CO., LTD. (Public, TYO:2922) is a Japan-based company that is engaged in the manufacture and sale of food products.
The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of processed marine products, processed meat products, processed dairy products, processed agricultural products, snacks, chilled food products and appetizers.
Serafin Fishery is recalling its 8-ounce containers of Salmon Dip and Whitefish Dip because they may contain undeclared anchovies, eggs, milk and soy. People who have allergies to anchovies, eggs, milk and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled Salmon Dip and Whitefish Dips were distributed locally in retail stores. The product comes in an 8-ounce, clear plastic package marked with lot #729 and lot #807 on the top and with expiration dates of August 12, 2020 and August 24, 2020 on the label.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered during an inspection conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development that the products’ labeling did not list all of the products’ ingredients. Production of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.
Tomorrow the first fishing season 2020 of the anchovy (Engraulis ringens) and white anchovy (Anchoa nasus) resource corresponding to the north-central zone will conclude, when 97.96% of the maximum allowed limit has already been caught.
This season began on May 13, with an available quota of 2'413,000 tons, 17.4% higher than the provisions of the similar stage in 2019.
The disembarkation to date is 2,363,858 tons, the main unloading ports being: Bayóvar (Piura), Malabrigo, Coishco, Chimbote, Samanco, Supe, Vegueta, Carquín, Chancay, Callao and Tambo de Mora.
According to RM 263-2020- PRODUCE, the resource must be downloaded within 24 hours after the end of the season. Processing must be done within 48 hours of completion.
BANGKOK - JAKARTA – August 13, 2020 – Over the past 10 years, VNU Asia Pacific (VNU AP) has been organizing the International Livestock, Dairy, Meat Processing and Aquaculture Exposition (ILDEX Indonesia) in collaboration with PT Permata Kreasi Media (PKM). As PKM transitions to a new business entity named PT Global Permata Perkasa (GPP), the group is working to develop a pilot project –
Aquatica Asia. Aquatica Asia aims to strengthen the Aquaculture Industry and will launch alongside ILDEX Indonesia. It will take place on odd-numbered years beginning September 15-17, 2021 at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) in Jakarta. During even-numbered years Aquatica Asia will co-locate with a local government show.
Last March, a measure long demanded by NGOs and environmental organizations came into force: the ban on the extraction of red coral in the Mediterranean. Lasting two years, the measure sought to "protect this species and carry out, during this period, a study of its situation," reported the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. The Government justified the need to adopt a precautionary approach and the ecosystem approach established in the Common Fisheries Policy, together with the importance of having adequate scientific advice “to adopt management measures that guarantee long-term sustainability of the activity. ”, Says the Ministry.
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Attorney Jose Miguel Gana, part of the law firm Gana y Galvez representing Australis, explains the outcomes of the case.
It was reported on Thursday that Australis Seafoods announced that it is pressing charges against Chilean salmon feed manufacturers after the government announced alleged price collusion in 2019.
In December last year, Chile’s competition regulator, the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE) accused four salmon feed producers of colluding with each other for 12 years to set the price of feed.
Author: Owen Evans / SalmonBusiness | Read the full article here