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 Chinese government has asked frozen food importers to avoid countries with severe coronavirus. In fact, China suspended imports from seafood producers in Brazil, Indonesia and Russia for a week or more.
Chinese customs has detected several cases of imported seafood that tested positive for the virus. "Customs and local governments have repeatedly detected the coronavirus in imported food from the cold chain, demonstrating that there is a risk of contamination," the Beijing Municipal Commerce Office said in a statement issued to importing companies.
The Blumar - Camanchaca Consortium, made up of Blumar S.A. and Camanchaca Pesca Sur S.A. It will have 13,793 tonnes of horse mackerel (Trachurus murphy), which correspond to the unused surplus of the high seas quota and which corresponds to the country by the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization (RFMO - PS).
The award was granted by Produce within the framework of Public Tender No. 02-2020-PRODUCE / Horse Mackerel, published by Directorial Resolution No. 002-2020-PRODUCE / DGPARPA and Circular No. 05-2020-PRODUCE / CEJUREL. These 13,793 tons of horse mackerel will be harvested until December of this year and will provide resources of more than 1.9 million dollars for the promotion and competitiveness of the activity.
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A feed ingredient from a genetically modified oilseed plant has been announced as one of three finalists for the Global Aquaculture Innovation Award 2020 presented by the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA).
Aquaterra, made by Nuseed, uses canola that has had microalgae genes added so that it produces omega-3 oils and other nutritionally important fatty acids.
Author: Gareth Moore / fishfarmingexpert | Read the full articlehere
HydroNeo, a start-up that aims to increase the efficiency of shrimp aquaculture, has secured an investment through Thai Union’s venture fund.
It is one of four start-ups which are set to receive investment from the recently-created Thai Union Corporate Venture Fund, which focuses on alternative proteins, functional nutrition and technology start-ups.
Seafarers UK has release landmark research into the plight of fishing communities’ financial health – highlighting the lack of a safety net for those working as share fishermen, and exploring the impacts of a lack of financial planning on fishing families’ financial security and wellbeing.
New research conducted by the charity Seafarers UK, in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University, explores the real financial difficulties inherent for many in earning a living from small- scale fishing.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full articlehere
Companies had to present information related to their production processes, including photographs, analysis results, and inspection guidelines applied by the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service.
Given the situation generated by the health emergency and the impossibility of conducting inspections on the ground, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea, MFDS, approved a documentary audit carried out on six Chilean companies that export fishery and aquaculture products to that Asian nation.
Madrid - The Norwegian saithe will be the key ingredient in one of the challenges that the aspiring MasterChef Celebrity will have to face in their third program. Tomorrow, Tuesday 29, after the outdoor test and already on the set, the applicants with black aprons will have 60 minutes to prepare the best dish with this great-tasting white fish, and they will have to sharpen their eyes and nose to recognize different sauces , condiments and herbs with which they will later have to work to accompany it.
Saithe is a white, wild, healthy, and very affordable fish that is caught off the coast of Norway in a sustainable way. It has a very characteristic flavor within white fish and a firm texture, like a good swimmer, which makes it very versatile in the kitchen. From preparations such as the oven, grill or stews, to fried or more elaborate dishes.
"The French will always be the ones causing the most trouble," says 'Crystal Sea' English boss David Stevens. His family has been trawling for generations and is prepared for any wave that hits on January 1. So will it be a new dawn at sea after Brexit for fishing? Seemingly relaxed about the future, he accepts that trouble is on the horizon, but predicts a passing storm.
Five hours from Newlyn in Cornwall, the nets are out and the conversation is focused on the next few weeks. “It was said that fishing would be the litmus test of how far we have come out of the EU. I think it's true, ”says David.
Un año más, y van nueve, el 30 de noviembre volverá a celebrarse el “Día de la Acuicultura”. Se hará, como destacan desde el Observatorio Español de Acuicultura de la Fundación Biodiversidad, impulsor y coordinador de este evento en colaboración de todos los agentes vinculados al sector acuícola, “a pesar de encontrarnos en año muy complicado e incierto”. Precisamente, y a pesar de la difícil situación que estamos viviendo, desde el Observatorio Español de Acuicultura se pretende “que este siga siendo un día de celebración de todos que los tratamos de impulsar la acuicultura en nuestro país”.
Fuente: iPac.acuicultura | Lea el articulo completoaqui