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Federal grant offered to ensure farmed oyster safety

UNITED STATES | Wednesday, August 22, 2018
A marine scientist of Auburn University has received a USDA grant to study farmed oysters and make sure they are safe to eat.

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Lagoon system project proposed to treat fishing liquid waste
Argentina | 01:50 | A meeting has been be held in the Ministry of Environment of the Province of Chubut to present the options to provide an effective and definitive solution to the treatment of fishing liquid waste from processing plants. Full Story
Vietnamese seafood exports to China to meet stricter requirements
Viet Nam | 01:30 | Vi?tnam’s agricultural and aquatic exports to China are likely to face higher quality requirements and stronger competition from other ASEAN exporters. Full Story
Undersecretary of Marine Affairs promotes aquaculture specialization
Spain | 01:00 | The Undersecretary of Marine Affairs allocated around EUR 82,000 with the objective of financing four aquaculture training scholarships to promote research and specialization in the area, which was published in the Official Gazette of Galicia. Full Story
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