As of August 1, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, the competent authority of the Republic of Korea, began to operate officially with the recognition of the Sanitary Certificate in electronic format of the XML type issued by the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca ), for the export of seafood and aquaculture products.
The deputy director of Food Safety and Certification, Héctor Escobar, stressed that "this is great news that will allow exporters to have greater security in the export process
Rising temperatures in Mediterranean and Atlantic waters decrease catches, forcing more miles to be traveled to fill the nets and leading to higher fuel use
The warming of the sea could raise even more, if possible, the cost of diesel by Spanish fleets such as the tuna fishing, among other economic consequences such as the reduction in catches, which Mediterranean fishermen have already noticed this week.
“The idea of an allotment for growing mussels came up after study at the local university, in which researchers were able to grow mussels on lines to an eatable size in just one year,” explains Bernt Kjær Sørensen, chairman of Kerteminde Maritime Haver, on the east coast of Funen.
The idea gained further impetus when Sørensen discovered that a community near Aarhus had recently set up its own – successful – small-scale mussel farm.
Author: Rob Fletcher / The Fish Site | read the full article here
During the first half of 2022, Chile’s National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) carried out a total of 15 campaigns to monitor aquaculture operations and found breaches in 18 percent of its audits, leading to four subpoenas, 14 summonses to the Superintendence of the Environment (SMA), and 104 citations for minor breaches.
Thus far in 2022, the Puerto Aysén Court of Letters and Guarantee has issued 10 convictions for infringements of Chile's General Fisheries and Aquaculture Law following proceedings initiated by Sernapesca.
Author: Christian Molinari / SeafoodSource | read the full articlehere
A global comparison of reported food fraud across 80 countries and 72 seafood species is the subject of a new paper published in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, which found that seafood fraud is a growing international problem impacting food safety.
“The 11 sins of seafood: Assessing a decade of food fraud reports in the global supply chain” examined seafood fraud incidents over the past 10 years reported via the E.U.’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed
Author: Nicki Holmyard / SeafoodSource | read the full article here
China has announced its annual fishing ban policy for Chinese-flagged vessels on the high seas. In this way, all the fishing vessels of the Asian country that operate on the high seas, except the tuna seiners and longliners, cannot fish in certain designated areas. According to the China Fisheries Journal report, the measure affects 70 companies with around 1,500 fishing vessels, which have squid among their target species.
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full article here
A foreign foundation owns Islands in the Falklands Argentina
Does the North American Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have any interest in protecting some islands of the Falkland Islands/Malvinas Archipelago? We will see, but you always have to be very caref...
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