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Restricted mammalian protein ban may be extended to all feed

Nov 18, 2003 — The U.S. government is considering expanding its ban against brains and spinal tissue in cattle feed to include food for all species

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Malaysian feed miller attracted by aquafeed margins

Nov 18, 2003 — Emivest plans to expand its activities into aquaculture feeds

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Thai Vannamei farmers panic as prices plummet

Nov 18, 2003 — Thai shrimp farmers have been switching from Monodon to Vannamei in their droves, as a means of avoiding the disease problems that have hit Monodon and driven to a large extent by the lure of cheaper feed. Output is expected to equal Monodon production this year but now the price is falling through the bottom of the market, and farmers are asking the government to intervene.

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USDA grants assistance to shrimp farmers under trade adjustment assistance

Nov 14, 2003 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service has certified three petitions for shrimp producers in South Carolina, Texas and Georgia under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Farmers program.

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European Commission authorizes drought aid for agriculture and fish farms in Germany

Nov 12, 2003 — EU grants €90 million drought compensation to German agricultural holdings and fish farms

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How Many Fish in the Sea? 15,304 Species . . . and Counting

Nov 5, 2003 — Census of Marine Life releases first report after three years of work

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Aquaculture Australia Cancelled

Nov 5, 2003 — Heighway Events, the organizer of the ‘Aquaculture Australia’ exhibition scheduled for Sydney’s Darling Harbour Conference and Exhibition Centre, December 3-5, 2003, has announced that the event will not now take place, following a low level of international stand bookings.

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Buy Farmed Salmon for Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 5th.

Nov 3, 2003 — Counter the "International Day of Action" against farmed salmon - buy farmed salmon for dinner on Wednesday, urges pro aquaculture advocacy group.

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Canadian aquaculture rebounded in 2002, inspite of poor market prices

Oct 31, 2003 — Increased production saw revenues from Canada’s aquaculture industry rebound last year, in spite of lower prices for farmed salmon.

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Diverse Technologies Race Toward TSE Testing Market

Oct 29, 2003 — The market for diagnostic tests that can detect prion-related diseases is changing rapidly as new technologies develop and emerging application areas arise

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Anti-seafood crusade may be off-base

Oct 29, 2003 — Researchers are suggesting that the hue and cry against methyl mercury in seafood may be unwarranted

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Seafood industry welcomes U.S. government's mercury guidelines

Oct 28, 2003 — The seafood industry today said it will educate its consumers to follow the new joint guidelines on safe mercury consumption expected by the end of this year from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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U.S. feed associations meet with FDA over max dioxin levels

Oct 22, 2003 — AFIA Vice President Richard Sellers and Tom Cook of the National Renderers Association met with technical and management officials of FDA to discuss major policy changes on the agency’s approach to dioxin.

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FDA reports on progress in developing rapid tests of food and feed contamination

Oct 22, 2003 — FDA has issued a report to Congress on its progress toward developing more rapid, easier, and less costly tests to detect contamination in food and animal feed at U.S. ports of entry.

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Feedmills can now register online to meet FDA bioterrorism ruling

Oct 22, 2003 — FDA has announced that electronic registration for foreign and domestic food and feed facilities is now live - more than 40,000 facilities can register in minutes

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Feed Industry HACCP Training Slated Dec. 15-17 in Kansas City

Oct 22, 2003 — Kansas State University, in cooperation with the American Feed Industry Association and the National Grain and Feed
Association HACCP course slated for December

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GAA supports anti-dumping defense

Oct 10, 2003 — The Global Aquaculture Alliance has come down firmly against a threatened anti-dumping petition by United States shrimp fishermen.

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Queensland's fisheries tread water

Oct 10, 2003 — The prospects for Queensland’s fisheries are a mixed bag, according to the latest edition of Prospects for Queensland’s Primary Industries.

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Aquaculture growth predicted says latest U.S. Outlook report

Oct 9, 2003 — Aquaculture faces challenges but growth trend is set to continue says the USDA-ERS Aquaculture Outlook report, published today.

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US government bioterrorism rules impact aquafeed sector

Oct 9, 2003 — New US government bioterrorism rules require prior notice of food and feed shipments to the U.S. - including aquafeed - and food and feed facilities registration

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