English: Golden Trout at Sea World Français : Truites dorées (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Recently concerns were raised of the mysterious death of 10,000 fish at a Newville trout hatchery. After further investigation into the matter, it has been determined that this is most likely the result of manure from local farmers contaminating fresh water sources. Typical […]
GMP stands for Good Manufacturing Practices. In 1992 the current GMP+ Feed Certification scheme started out with this. Afterwards, it developed into a full-fledged certification scheme by integrating ISO quality management requirements, HACCP and other elements. The + stands for the integration of HACCP: ‘Hazards Analysis and Critical Control Points’. The fo […]
IRELAND - When responding to Parliamentary Questions this week Minister Simon Coveney continued to avoid giving any details of salmon farm escapes in Bantry Bay, stating "it is not possible to quantify the potential number of mortalities versus escapees, at this time", according to a Save Bantry Bay press release.
WALES, UK - Following last autumn's series of meetings around English fishing ports and harbours to discuss the reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), Cefas has been contracted to carry out a similar exercise with the Welsh industry.