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Plenty more fish in the sea?

Sep 17, 2004 — Fishing to supply fishmeal for aquaculture threatens U.K. bird populations

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Pro aquaculture group demands apology from Suzuki

Sep 16, 2004 — Anti-aquaculture activist David Suzuki’s "slanderous remark" suggests he has abandoned science for hysteria; PAA demands apology

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Sygen, Center for Technology Enterprise Sign Deal to Target Increased Biotechnology Funding in Kentucky

Sep 14, 2004 — Kentucky’s Center for Technology Enterprise (CiTE) has entered into a strategic relationship with Sygen International plc to further promote Kentucky’s leadership role in the scientific improvement of livestock production.

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FDA Announces Qualified Health Claims for Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Sep 11, 2004 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the availability of a qualified health claim for reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) on conventional foods that contain eiscosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega-3 fatty acids.

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Study Improves Potential for California Halibut Aquaculture and Coastal Restocking

Sep 7, 2004 — US researchers use new tank design and better nutrition to rear halibut larvae in a way that increases survival rates from less than 5% to 50%.

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U.K. report shows residues still being found in farmed fish

Sep 7, 2004 — U.K.'s annual food residue report shows malachite green still showing up; banned substances in imported warm-water shrimp from South East Asia and South America

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Sydney trade show features leading edge technology

Sep 1, 2004 — A huge sell-out trade show looks set to be a highlight in its own right of the upcoming Australasian Aquaculture 04 conference

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New EU Food Chain Advisory Group Created

Aug 31, 2004 — A group bringing together consumers, the food industry, retailers and farmers is being created to facilitate consultation and dialogue between the European Commission and European organisations on food safety policy.

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HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries Acquisition of Jiahua Will Allow for In-feed Nutraceutical Production

Aug 31, 2004 — HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc., a Delaware, U.S., corporation engaged in integrated aquaculture and aquatic product processing, announced today that it has acquired Hainan Jiahua Marine Bio-products Company Limited (Jiahua), a leading nutraceutical and healthcare products company in China, located in Wenchang City of Hainan Province, the PRC. The purchase price in this acquisition was $20 million.

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Fish Consumption May Slow Progression of Heart Disease in Women

Aug 26, 2004 — New Study Shows Benefits to Postmenopausal Women With Coronary Artery Disease, Particularly Those With Diabetes

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Salmon rich in omega-3 fatty acids is good for heart disease patients

Aug 26, 2004 — In the first study involving cardiac patients that is related directly to the formulation of salmon feed, results have shown that eating farmed salmon brings measurable benefits to people who have been diagnosed with coronary heart disease (CHD) - and the higher the content of marine omega-3 in the feed on which the salmon were raised, the better it is for the cardiac patients.

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Aquaculture Innovation Network Established

Aug 25, 2004 — Network set up to enhance technology transfer to European aquaculturists

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Australian conference to showcase new technologies

Aug 24, 2004 — The Aquaculture Association of Queensland (AAQ) Conference to be held at Hervey Bay next week will highlight new technologies that may significantly boost the industry.

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Salmon All Safe to Eat, says Canadian Health Minister

Aug 18, 2004 — Government of Canada Assures Public That Farmed and Wild Salmon Are Safe to Consume

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Australia Eyes U.S. Seafood Markets

Aug 17, 2004 — With the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) now enjoying legislative support, the way is open for Australia’s seafood industry to pursue new opportunities in and through the United States, says Australian Seafood Industry Council .

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US Grain and Feed Association Calls Proposed BSE Plan "Draconian"

Aug 17, 2004 — NGFA urges FDA to await results of data before changing BSE feed rules

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NOAA awards grants worth over $1 milion to Oceanic Institute

Aug 11, 2004 — Grants awarded to OI to test new methods used to raise several Pacific fish species by marine aquaculture

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Salmon Flame Retardant Study Shows No New Data; Consumers Should Not Be Alarmed

Aug 10, 2004 — BC Salmon Farmers Association responds to rescently released PBDEs study by Hites

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ABN gets funding for eco- friendly, organic fishmeal alternative for shrimp diets

Aug 10, 2004 — Advanced BioNutrition has received a NOAA / SBIR Grant for a study on replacing fishmeal and fish oil in aquafeeds

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U.S. Seafood Industry Calls for Additional Safeguards on Imports

Aug 9, 2004 — Pilot Program Would Target Antibiotic Residues

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