Title: Vice President of Global Market Development
Name: Mr Peter Redmond
Peter Redmond is vice president of Best Aquaculture Practices development for the Global Aquaculture Alliance. He is a former senior director of Walmart Stores’ sustainability department and a previous vice president and divisional merchandise manager of deli and seafood for the retailer. Redmond also formed Epiphany Group, a consulting group specializing in sustainability issues.
Redmond promotes BAP certification program to retail and foodservice operators across the globe. His philosophy is to seek business harmony in which future generations can enjoy both sustainably harvested wild seafood and responsibly grown farmed products. He champions BAP as the way forward based on the program’s pragmatic, yet science-based standards.
Anoxia and ocean warming cause scallop death Peru
A study on the status of the environmental quality of the bay of Pisco-Paracas conducted by the Instituto del Mar del Peru revealed that the recent mass death of scallops recorded in the area was due to the lack of oxygen and to high water temperature.
BPA found to adversely affect fish reproduction United States
Fish exposed to the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA) can pass adverse reproductive effects onto their offspring up to three generations later, shows a new scientific study.