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FEFAC urges EU to use prolongation of feed ban to enhance safety

Mar 15, 2003 — The European Compound Feed Manufacturers Federation, FEFAC, is urging the European Commission to put to good use its recently announced extension to the ban on animal proteins in feed.

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U.S. aquaculture report released

Mar 15, 2003 — Increasing competition from imports, slow economic growth, a relatively strong dollar, stable domestic grain prices and uncertainty over the impacts of international conflict have all been taken into account in the latest Aquaculture Outlook by the USDA-ERS, released today.

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Cod hatchery bankruptcy notice withdrawn

Mar 13, 2003 — The bankruptcy notice on Cod Culture of Norway (CNN) has been withdrawn

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U.S. organic feed furore

Mar 12, 2003 — Language allowing organic labeling on meat fed from less than 100% organic feed sends 52 senators to seek reversal. National organic campaign launched.

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Women in Ag group formed

Mar 12, 2003 — The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has founded a new council for women executives involved in agriculture.

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Alltech introduces Aquaculture Conference at 19th Annual Symposium

Mar 11, 2003 — Alltech is to hold its first Advances in Aquaculture Conference at their 19th Annual International Feed Industry Symposium

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A week left to register for Canadian finfish nutrition course

Mar 10, 2003 — Finfish Nutrition Course,
March 24-25, 2003
Holiday Inn Express, Moncton, N.B., Canada.

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Zapata rejects email offer

Mar 8, 2003 — Zapata Corporation has rejected an unsolicited offer it received by e-mail

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Cleaner ponds minimize off-flavors in catfish

Mar 8, 2003 — Catfish producers can minimize the chance of off-flavors in their fish by raising them in newer ponds with fresher water

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Aquaculture helps boost Omega's 2002 results

Mar 7, 2003 — Omega Protein reports 2002 net income of $12.2 million

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California Aquaculture Association offers free membership for Reno Conference attendees

Mar 7, 2003 — The California Aquaculture Association is offering free membership to its association for 2003 for any new members registering to attend the Western Regional Aquaculture Conference and Exposition to be held March 12 -15 at the El Dorado Hotel Casino, Reno Nevada.

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Zapata gets email offer

Mar 7, 2003 — Zapata Corporation, holding company of Omega Protein, has received an offer by email to buy its outstanding shares

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Get ready for FeedExpo 03 - see who's exhibiting

Mar 1, 2003 — Get ready for Feed Expo 03 – exhibitors registered to date:

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Nutreco Aquaculture applies responsible practices for marine raw materials

Feb 28, 2003 — Using vegetable raw materials in addition to fish meal and fish oil in salmon feed, it is now possible, with the best farming practices, to achieve a wild fish to salmon conversion ratio close to 1:1.

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Flat feed demand, low salmon prices hit Nutreco Aquaculture's 2002 results

Feb 25, 2003 — Net sales and income from operations before amortization of goodwill (EBITA) in the Aquaculture business stream were strongly affected by low salmon prices, primarily in the beginning of 2002, and the stabilization of feed volumes.

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AFIA Expo to go three-yearly

Feb 25, 2003 — AFIAEXPO 2003 will be the last biennial "big meeting' for the The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). There will be a trade show every third year from 2005 instead.

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Aquaculture rapidly growing, says new FAO report

Feb 21, 2003 — Half of world marine stocks fully exploited - State of World's Fisheries and Aquaculture 2002 published

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Aquaculture certification body established; future feedmill program planned

Feb 21, 2003 — The Aquaculture Certification Council, Inc (ACC), a new non-governmental body, has been established to certify social, environmental and food safety standards at aquaculture facilities worldwide.

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JV Formed to further develop bioprotein for fish feed

Feb 14, 2003 — DuPont and Statoil have signed an agreement to form a joint venture to further develop the business involving the world's only methane-based fermentation production facility.

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Suspect dioxin contaminated animal feed detained in Canada

Feb 13, 2003 — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is taking action to detain U.S.-origin zinc oxide and livestock feed products that are contaminated with dioxin

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