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
Nov 18, 2003 — Emivest plans to expand its activities into aquaculture feeds
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.
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.
Nov 12, 2003 — EU grants €90 million drought compensation to German agricultural holdings and fish farms
Nov 5, 2003 — Census of Marine Life releases first report after three years of work
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.
Nov 3, 2003 — Counter the "International Day of Action" against farmed salmon - buy farmed salmon for dinner on Wednesday, urges pro aquaculture advocacy group.
Oct 31, 2003 — Increased production saw revenues from Canada’s aquaculture industry rebound last year, in spite of lower prices for farmed salmon.
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
Oct 29, 2003 — Researchers are suggesting that the hue and cry against methyl mercury in seafood may be unwarranted
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)
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.
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.
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
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
Oct 10, 2003 — The Global Aquaculture Alliance has come down firmly against a threatened anti-dumping petition by United States shrimp fishermen.
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.
Oct 9, 2003 — Aquaculture faces challenges but growth trend is set to continue says the USDA-ERS Aquaculture Outlook report, published today.
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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