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Consumer agency accuses McDonald’s of irregularities

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The country’s main consumer watchdog found violations of food standards by McDonald's and filed a lawsuit in Moscow against the US fast-food chain, urging it to withdraw certain products.


'Majestic Blue' owner can't limit its liability, Court concludes
Guam | 01:50 | A Federal Court determined that the a US flagged ship that sank in June 2010 was not fit to sail on her final voyage that year, which was known to the owner of the vessel. Full Story
Sea urchin embryos managed to be frozen for toxicity studies
Spain | 00:40 | A team of researchers from the University of Vigo has established the first protocol for cryopreservation of sea urchin embryos to be used in the detection of contaminants and in the field of aquaculture. Full Story
New approach recommended for Queensland's aquaculture regulation
Australia | 23:50 | The Queensland Competition Authority has released a draft report recommending a new approach to regulation of the aquaculture industry in Queensland. Full Story
Happy Sturgeon Always Produce the Best Caviar
From fingerling stage, Exemoor Caviar sturgeon are naturally 'grown-out' in fresh natural flowing water allowing the fish the ability to grow naturally at their time frame.
Safe Food & Listeria Free Processing Seminar
As the food business sector develops so does the risk profile, Marel and Aquatic Concept Group are organising this seminar taking place at Marel's headquarters in Iceland, September 25-26.
First Nations Urge the Public to Eat More Salmon
Leading conservationists and First Nations urge the public to eat more salmon from stock-selective fisheries in an illuminating new short film narrated by Vancouver-based actor, Bruce Greenwood.
NAFO Scientific Council Reports on Status of Fish Stocks and Ecosystems of the Northwest Atlantic
In particular, advice for 2015 and future years is available for Cod and American Plaice on the Flemish Cap, and Redfish, American Plaice, Witch Flounder and Thorny Skate on the Grand Bank.
Jealsa has an eye on Brazil
Spain The Spanish company Jealsa Rianxeira aims to lead the canned fish sector in Brazilian territory by building a 100,000 square metre plant and generating a thousand jobs.
ASC products becoming popular in Netherlands, Germany
Netherlands ASC certified products are growing in recognition and popularity in the Dutch market, and gaining ground in Germany, according to a new report commissioned by the organisation.
More viable lobster licence reduction plan to be implemented
Canada Fisheries and Oceans Canada developed a new plan to allow Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia fishermen to hold more than one lobster licence and reduce the number of traps in the water.
Bigeye tuna fisheries worsening, new assessments show
New Caledonia New assessments on the status of key regional tuna stocks recently released by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community show that bigeye has now been reduced to less than 20 per cent of its unfished stock size.