Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States

Norwegian salmon industry will benefit from Chilean farming improvements

NORWAY | Saturday, May 28, 2016
Improved biology in Chile with predictable and sustainable volume growth will benefit Norwegian salmon industry, was the key messages from Cermaq’s CEO at a seafood conference.


Videoed USD 52,000 seafood theft unsolved
United States | 00:30 | Six suspects are being sought by Philadelphia police after allegedly stealing USD 52,000 worth of seafood from a truck parked outside a market. Full Story
Thai FDA collects raw fish meat for tests
Thailand | 23:00 | A senior official of the Office of Food and Drug Administration visited five department stores in Bangkok to take raw fish samples for tests in order to determine whether any of them are contaminated with chemical dyes or microbes. Full Story
Fish farm cages in St Thomas Bay are illegal
Malta | 22:40 | Fish farming cages inside St Thomas Bay in Marsascala were placed there illegally, the Planning Authority has confirmed. Full Story
Aramark Expands MSC Certification to 16 Canadian Universities and Colleges
Aramark has achieved MSC hain of Custody certification allowing it to source and serve wild-caught seafood that is sustainable and traceable to a certified fishery.
GPDB Announces a Purchase Agreement for Day Boat Seafood LLC.
Green PolkaDot Box has announced the execution of Purchase Agreement for one of the largest U.S. suppliers of fresh caught MSC certified seafood.
Ocean Brands Announces Major Steps in Responsible Seafood Sourcing
Ocean Brands has announced a major step forward in its commitment to environmental stewardship and a strengthening of its commitment that all products are manufactured with high ethical standards.
Sena Sea Seafoods Kicks Off Copper River Salmon Season With a New Look
Sena Sea Seafoods has launched its new website, inviting wild seafood connoisseurs to select their premium grade wild Copper River salmon, Pacific halibut and sablefish.
Fishing vessel fleet monitoring equipment installation sped up
New Zealand New Zealand's Government intends to speed up the rollout of monitoring equipment on commercial fishing vessels.
Imported catfish inspection rollback raises controversies
United States The United States Senate voted in favour of stopping the implementation of the catfish inspection programme, a decision that has been opposed by the American Shrimp Processors Association.
EU-funded project to boost Vietnamese shrimp production
Viet Nam Several Vietnamese aquaculture and fisheries institutions and the EU officially jointly launched a project to support sustainable shrimp production and value chain development in the Mekong Delta region.
Prolonged drought hits shrimp breeding industry
Viet Nam The prolonged drought affecting Vietnam has caused damage in over 81,000 hectares of shrimp breeding areas in eight Mekong provinces.