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US Senator devises steps to fight back against FDA's GE salmon approval

UNITED STATES | Thursday, November 26, 2015
After having expressed opposing views to the FDA's approval of genetically engineered salmon for human consumption, US Senator Lisa Murkowski announced the next steps to fight back against the decision.


Exalmar reports lower sales and profits, but 'within expected'
Peru | 01:40 | Exalmar’s financial statements as of 30 September this year show a drop in revenue and profits, which is within expectations, reflecting the effect of a zero quota in 2014 second season and delays in sales as a result of market conditions. Full Story
New funds available to promote EU wild and farmed fish
European Union | 00:40 | New EC's funds are being released to producer organisations, trade organisations and public bodies to sponsor their products and disseminate information abroad on the goodness of European fisheries products, both wild and farmed. Full Story
EC proposes fishing opportunities for 2016 in Black Sea
European Union | 23:50 | The European Commission has presented its annual proposal for the amount of fish which can be caught by EU fishermen from the main commercial fish stocks in the Black Sea next year. Full Story
Maritech Systems Systems AS has Acquired WiseDynamics Ltd
The Maritech-WiseDynamics amalgamation presents a unique opportunity for both parties to pool their considerable seafood software development and delivery strength and expertise, which spans decades of experience working within the seafood industry.
Chicken of the Sea Adds Flavoured Tilapia to Pouched Seafood Success Story
Chicken of the Sea launches four new flavours that help fill the public need for affordable protein and come as the FDA ups recommended seafood consumption levels.
YASH Technologies™ Launches CPGOne, an ERP for Midsized Processing Companies
Meat, seafood and poultry processing companies benefit from prepackaged ERP Solution Based on SAP® Best Practices, with full real-time information integration for complete control of business operations.
Gorton's Seafood Moves to Fewer Ingredients for their Flavourful Seafood Favourites
To ensure that nothing gets in the way of Gorton's real, authentic ingredients, the company has announced a commitment to simplify ingredients and introduce new, cleaner recipes for all of the brand's items by the end of 2017.
Nanotechnology becomes new technological tool to develop seafood
Spain Anfaco-Cecopesca, through its Technology Centre, is developing an ambitious R+D+i project aimed at the enhancement of marine resources for the production of bioactive compounds and the design of functional foods, applying nanotechnology as essential facilitating technology.
Spanish vessels may fish in Mauritania 'before Christmas'
Spain The Secretary General of Fisheries confirmed that the Spanish fleet can resume fishing activities in Mauritanian waters before Christmas, following the entry into force of the fisheries agreement between the EU and Mauritania.
Scientists reveal ocean fish camouflage secrets
United States A team of scientists from the University of Texas, Austin, has found out that certain fish use microscopic structures called platelets in their skin cells to reflect polarized light, which allows the fish to seemingly disappear from their predators.
Pew urges WCPFC to improve tuna fisheries
Worldwide The non-government organisation Pew Charitable Trusts has released its policy recommendations for the upcoming meeting of the members of the WCPFC, requesting its members to improve management of tuna fisheries in the western and central Pacific.