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New York chefs woed by Australian Hiramasa King Fish as 'Prada of Seafood'

Jun 23, 2003 — Hiramasa King Fish is the first in the Southern Hemisphere to be registered ISO 14001 for environmentally sustainable management practices -- and is striving for organic certification, with plans to produce own organic fish feed

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FEFAC reveals study findings on compound feed quality-assurance systems in the EU

Jun 11, 2003 — Key results of its independent Benchmarking Study on existing national quality-assurance systems for animal feed have been released by FEFAC, a step it considers as important in restoring consumer confidence

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FEFAC reports gloomy EU feed production in 2002; Dutch feed production down by13%

Jun 11, 2003 — European livestock is doomed unless EU position on agriculture changes, says FEFAC president.

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Novus increases price of Alimet

Jun 5, 2003 — Novus has announced the immediate increase of its methionine product

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EWOS and the Odd Berg Group join forces to develop marine larval feeds

Jun 4, 2003 — EWOS and the Odd Berg Group have established a co-operative agreement that the companies say will result in an international breakthrough in the production of marine feed for fry and larva.

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Construction underway on Montana aquaculture R&D center

Jun 1, 2003 — Fish nutrition and feed manufacturing research will be included in $6.5 million U.S. Fish and Wildlife project to resolve aquatic resource issues

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Teenager invents feed additive for pollution control

May 28, 2003 — Canadian high school student wins award for inventing artificial cells as a feed additive for pollution control in aquaculture.

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Canadian BSE investigation: UPDATE

May 23, 2003 — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency posted the following information on their website today

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Canadian ruminant products barred from US

May 21, 2003 — In the wake of the BSE incident in Alberta, the US has issued a list of products barred from entry

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NZ aquaculture gets funding boost

May 21, 2003 — New Zealand could soon add kingfish, groper, kina, lobsters, and eels to its list of successful aquaculture exports.

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Canada confirms BSE in Alberta cow

May 20, 2003 — North America's first case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) or "mad cow" disease in a decade has been confirmed in an eight-year-old cow cow in Alberta. U.S. cattle futures markets slumped as the news swept through trading pits this morning and shares in the major fast-food chains, Wendy's, McDonalds and Jack-in-the-Box all took a dive.

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US food group comments on study on prenatal exposure to mercury from fish

May 16, 2003 — "The conclusion drawn that 'There is no reason for pregnant women to reduce fish consumption below current levels' should certainly reassure consumers, particularly pregnant women and women of childbearing age, says food processors' group.

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Nutreco launches NuTrace® food quality management system

May 14, 2003 — Nutreco’s tracking and tracing system sorts and stores information on all fish classes as they progress from breeding through to harvest and then through processing to distribution. It includes information from the Skretting feed plants

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EU feed microscopy test identifies fishmeal

May 13, 2003 — EU test shows microscopic analysis can distinguish between fishmeal and other animal proteins.

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Attack on aquaculture

May 11, 2003 — Dyed, de-sexed, and a threat to the planet, says UK newspaper

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Offshore tuna unit is farm and transportation

May 9, 2003 — Izar Fene Shipyard, in collaboration with Itsazi Aquaculture, has developed an off-shore unit for the breeding, fattening and transport of the bluefin tuna

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Australia’s favorite fish arrives in Europe

May 9, 2003 — Nutreco company, Marine Harvest, introduced barramundi farmed in sea cages as a commercial product for European markets at the Brussels Seafood Exposition.

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Alltech launches new venture in Quebec, Canada

Apr 28, 2003 — Alltech, producer of natural technologies for the feed, food, and alcohol industries, has established its first base of operations in Quebec

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Efforts to eliminate chloramphenicol working, says GAA's Chamberlain

Apr 25, 2003 — GAA President George Chamberlain told Annual Shrimp Forum attendees that industry efforts to eliminate the antibiotic chloramphenicol from shrimp production are working

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Lobby to lift ban on fishmeal for ruminants wins more support

Apr 25, 2003 — The fishmeal and oil industry has won the backing of key members of the European Parliament (EP) Fisheries Committee for the ban on fishmeal in ruminant feed to be lifted.

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