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Spaniards prove the most trustful on seafood ecolabels

SPAIN | Friday, April 29, 2016
The results of the latest market study commissioned by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC...


Thai Union eliminates recruitment fees to combat labour abuse
Thailand | 03:30 | Thai Union has announced its decision to eliminate recruitment fees for all workers in its factories and processing plants, effective immediately for all future recruitment of workers both from within Thailand and also from overseas. Full Story
Foreign entrepreneurs report Chilean exporter’s scams
Chile | 03:30 | Entrepreneurs from China and Russia, and also an Italian one based in Chile claim to have been victims of fraud committed by a Chilean fish exporter. Full Story
Seafood exports to EU generate millions to the UK economy
United Kingdom | 02:20 | British fishermen continue to benefit from easy access to the EU market, with 85 per cent of all UK shellfish exports worth GBP 360 million heading for European shores in 2015, according to the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Full Story
The Scottish Salmon Company Introduces Native Hebridean Salmon
Developed over many years from broodstock originally sourced directly from the cold, clear waters of the island of North Uist in the rugged Outer Hebrides of Scotland, Native Hebridean is exclusively available from SSC.
Marine Harvest First to Feature New ASC Marketing Toolkit at Seafood Expo Global
To celebrate the official launch of the ASC Marketing Toolkit, the Marine Harvest Group is the first ASC partner to use elements from the new ASC materials at their booth during Seafood Expo Global.
AP Wins Pulitzer Prize for 'Seafood from Slaves' Investigation
Associated Press has won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service based on its international investigation of the fishing industry in Southeast Asia that freed more than 2,000 slaves.
Delicious Crispy, Crunchy Chip Made From Sustainably Seaweed
Ocean's Halo are totally delicious, crispy and crunchy seaweed snacks made from USDA Organic sustainably harvested seaweed and are Non-GMO Project verified and Vegan certified.
Indonesia detains Chinese fishing boat fleeing from Argentina
Argentina After almost two months of efforts coordinated by Interpol and the cooperation of seven countries on four continents, the Indonesian Armed Forces arrested one of the most wanted pirate ships in the world.
Global unions urge EU to defend fishing workers' labour rights
European Union Several global unions will request the EU to take action to ensure respect for labour rights by companies whose products are imported into the European market.
Better sockeye salmon season forecast in Alaska
United States The Alaska Department of Fish and Game forecast a total run of Copper River natural and enhanced sockeye salmon of 2.56 million and a total run estimate of 64,000 chinook salmon for the 2016 mid-May season.
Marine Harvest and research institutions aim to boost aquaculture
United Kingdom Marine Harvest Scotland is teaming up with one of the country’s leading marine science research institutions to help Scottish aquaculture thrive in a competitive global industry.