A global comparison of reported food fraud across 80 countries and 72 seafood species is the subject of a new paper published in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, which found that seafood fraud is a growing international problem impacting food safety.
“The 11 sins of seafood: Assessing a decade of food fraud reports in the global supply chain” examined seafood fraud incidents over the past 10 years reported via… Read More
Environmental law group ClientEarth and the Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE) have joined forces to file legal action against the Dutch food and consumer product safety authority (NVWA) over claims it has failed to police misreporting of fish catches and overfishing, in direct violation of the laws of the European Union.
The move comes one year after the organizations launched a legal challenge against the government of The Netherlands… Read More
The Kingfish Company announced strong demand for its yellowtail kingfish in Europe and the U.S.A., and a strengthening financial position, in its Q2 results, issued 14 July, 2022 …
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There has been a rapid increase in the amount of capital invested in climate-friendly blue foods in the past five to seven years, and huge growth in the number of companies entering the wider aquaculture space, according to Maggie Fried, head of the ocean and aquaculture investor consortium at CREO Syndicate.
CREO is a New York City, U.S.A.-based non-profit working with a network of approximately 200 global investors, primarily family offices,… Read More
At the United Nations Ocean Conference from 27 June to 1 July, 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal, more than 30 executives representing the international aquaculture sector issued a call to action to accelerate the development of purpose-driven aquaculture.
It is the first time that sector leaders from fish production, juvenile supply, feed manufacture, fish health and investor organizations, have united behind such a shared vision, according to several… Read More
Columbi Salmon, which plans to build a large-scale, vertically-integrated, land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) in Oostende, Belgium, is planning to launch an initial public offering toward the end of 2022 or early in 2023 …
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Re:Ocean is seeking SEK 2.3 billion (USD 226 million, EUR 216.4 million) to develop a 10,000-metric-ton (MT) vertically integrated land-based Atlantic salmon farm in Säffle, Sweden.
Formerly known as Premium Svensk Lax, the company and project was recently rebranded. First proposed in 2020, the project calls for the construction of a 58,8000-square-meter inland salmon farm housing 88 tanks of varying sizes up to 25 meters in diameter, where… Read More
Seafood plays a vital part in global food security and nutrition, yet only half of the countries with a nutrition strategy identify fish consumption as a key objective in their public policies, Manuel Barange, the director of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Division of the Food, and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) said in his opening keynote address at the Blue Food Innovation Summit in London, U.K. on 14 June, 2022.
In his… Read More