Processing & Equipment

Published on
July 10, 2018

More than 70 percent of the fish processing plants recently inspected by the Canadian Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy were found out of compliance with environmental regulations.

The ministry carried out an audit of more than 30 fish processing plants in response to public outcry over a video showing an open pipe spewing bloody fluid from a fish processing plant into the Salish Sea in British Columbia, Canada. The video

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Chris Chase

Published on
May 31, 2018

The Massachusetts, U.S.A., state senate adopted an amendment on 25 May that would lift limits on lobster processing, sale, and transportation within the state. 

Currently, lobstermen and seafood vendors in Massachusetts are required to send lobster out of state for processing, then ship it back in to sell within the state again. Roughly 80 percent of lobster landed inside the state is then sent out of state for processing. 

Senate

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Cliff White

Published on
January 15, 2018

Luebeck, Germany-based processing equipment firm BAADER has introduced three new fish processing machines, including a pin-bone remover and a salmon skinning machine.

The new hand-held BAADER 75 is designed for “very gentle” pin-bone removal – important in order to maintain product quality, the company said in a press release.

The company has also released a new BAADER 240 skinning machine designed for salmon and available in

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Madelyn Kearns

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Massachusetts-based seafood importer and manufacturer Stavis Seafoods has secured approval for its proposal to build a new processing facility in Boston's Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park, the supplier announced on Thursday, 29 November.  

The approval from the Port Authority comes after Stavis teamed up with a new developer, Pilot Development Partners, after Stavis’ initial developer partner failed to meet a construction deadline.

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