The Maine Aquaculture Association (MAA) released occupational standards for the state’s aquaculture industry this week, publicly setting the bar for workforce skills and training needs in the marine finfish, land-based recirculating aquaculture system, land-based shellfish hatchery, and marine shellfish and sea vegetable sectors.
According to the organization, this is the first occupational standards document in the country for the… Read More
Atlantic Sapphire has reported harvests of 700 metric tons head-on gutted weight during the third quarter of 2021 at its land-based farm in Miami, Florida, U.S.A., and expects a steady increase in biomass gain going forward ...
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Atlantic Sapphire’s stock value has dropped significantly over the past week, following the company stating it was having issues supplying oxygen to its U.S. location amidst the state’s battle against COVID-19 …
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Atlantic Sapphire suffered a net loss of USD 51.5 million (EUR 43.81 million) in the first six months of 2021, according to documents published on the Oslo Bors Stock Exchange — capping off a series of tough breaks for the Sande, Denmark-based aquaculture company during a continuously testing year …
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Researchers at Rutgers University exploring the issue of what lab-grown meat products should be called to differentiate them from their traditional livestock counterparts have landed on the terms “cell-based” or “cell-cultured.”
The labeling issue has more at stake than just being accurate: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture require food products to have a “common or usual… Read More
Samuels and Son Seafood plans to begin selling the world's first publicly-available genetically engineered salmon this month.
The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.-based wholesale restaurant supplier is thus far the only company to publicly announce its decision to sell AquaBounty Technologies’ genetically-engineered AquAdvantage salmon, and it is proud of that distinction, according to Samuels and Son… Read More
AquaBounty Technologies, a producer of genetically engineered salmon, had a net loss of USD 9.4 million (EUR 7.94 million) in the first six months of 2021, according to the company’s latest financial results for the second quarter and the six months ended 30 June …
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San Diego, California, U.S.A.-based BlueNalu, a company developing cell-cultured seafood products, has been selected to compete in the semifinal round of the XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion competition, focused on alternative protein cultivation.
Feed the Next Billion is a four-year, USD 15 million (EUR 12.62 million) global competition tasking companies to produce chicken breast or fish fillet alternatives that replicate or outperform
Earlier this month, the American Fisheries Society and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) presented a congressional briefing on developing marine aquaculture to build climate resistance and climate-friendly food production.
According to panelists, the world will need about 60 percent more food by the year 2050 in order to keep feeding a growing population, including 60 percent more animal protein by 2030.
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San Diego, California, U.S.A.-based BlueNalu – a company developing cell-cultured seafood products – recently announced its framework designed to achieve a premier standard of food safety, quality, and traceability for its cell-cultured seafood production.
The company committed to pursuing third-party certification recognized by the international Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), such as the Safe Quality Food or similar programs… Read More