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Public consultation on requirements of small particles in feed product applications - Europe

Jul 23, 2020 — The EFSA has opened a public consultation on its draft guidance for helping applicants establish if small particles including nanoparticles may be present in food and feed products.

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Peru to complete anchovy fishing season

Jul 23, 2020 — The Ministry of Production (PRODUCE) reported that the first 2020 anchovy fishing season in the north-central region completed 96.7% of the assigned quota, meaning a catch of 2.3 million tons.

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Severe contraction in shrimp production and exports in Ecuador

Jul 21, 2020 — The Ecuadorian shrimp sector announced a serious contraction in its production and exports as a result of the market crisis and reduced demand.

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Pakistan turns locust into animal feed

Jul 21, 2020 — The Pakistani government has been working on a pilot project to convert locust into poultry feed and plans to test it in fish feeds as a measure to provide revenue to farmers hit by locust swarms.

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Chilean court condemns Salmones de Chile for illegal fishmeal

Jul 20, 2020 — This case was part of a set of complaints that Sernapesca filed against companies that produce and commercialize fishmeal from the Biobío region that ended with more than 7,500 tons of fishmeal seized.

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FEFAC unveils new website and logo

Jul 20, 2020 — The federation introduced a new logo and website and also announced that the XXIX Congress will be held from September 24 – 25, 2020 in Antwerp, Belgium as a physical event.

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Feed solutions to replace antibiotics

Jul 20, 2020 — Folium Science partnered with fish nutrition experts to test Guided Biotics® technology, a feed solution that targets specific pathogens and can replace antibiotics.

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AFIA to serve on U.S. Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees

Jul 20, 2020 — Constance Cullman and Mallory Gaines were appointed to serve on the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service’s Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC) and Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC) for Trade in Animals and Animal Products, respectively.

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SAIC’s innovation fund to support aquaculture recovery - UK

Jul 20, 2020 — The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has opened an ongoing rapid-response funding call to support Scotland’s growing aquaculture sector through the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CPF builds shrimp "5.0" farm in the USA

Jul 20, 2020 — Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) is developing “Aquaculture 5.0” shrimp farm in the USA that can be cultured anywhere, any time of the year and that will use feeds made from ingredients which are all sustainable, being neither marine meals nor soybeans from sensitive areas.

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Aquasoja commits to sustainable development

Jul 20, 2020 — Since 2013, Soja de Portugal group and its commercial aquaculture brand, Aquasoja, is one of the associate members of BCSD Portugal - Business Council for Sustainable Development.

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UK carbon recycling project to create sustainable protein feed sources

Jul 17, 2020 — REACT-FIRST will obtain critical data about cost, digestibility, nutritional quality and carbon footprint of single-cell protein, ProtonTM, produced by Deep Branch, used in fish and poultry feed.

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China halts shrimp imports from Ecuador

Jul 16, 2020 — China has suspended imports from three Ecuadorean shrimp producers after detecting coronavirus in recent shipments.

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Is yeast supplementation a preventive health management tool against sea lice?

Jul 16, 2020 — A team of researchers found that yeast-based MOS bolster the gut and skin mucosal barriers of seawater Atlantic salmon reinforcing skin response to sea lice.

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Innovative research to produce algae that traps greenhouse gas emissions

Jul 16, 2020 — A U.S. $3-million project will develop a scalable and deployable carbon-negative bioreactor system to capture carbon dioxide from power plant flue gases to produce microalgae.

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Current and future outlook of aquaculture and aquafeeds

Jul 16, 2020 — The panelists of the inaugural session of Talking with Titans series discussed issues related to the sustainability of the industry, usefulness of alternative raw materials, proliferation of genetically modified raw materials and culture animals, and their short- and long-term impact on human health and society as a whole.

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Marine ingredients not projected to decline

Jul 15, 2020 — Marine ingredients’ production and consumption are not projected to decline for the time being, but they will certainly be utilized more and more as strategic ingredients in feed diets made of a bigger variety of feed components, according to Enrico Bachis reflection on SOFIA 2020 report.

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Louis Dreyfus Company announces CEO succession

Jul 15, 2020 — Ian McIntosh has decided to retire in September 2020 and Michael Gelchie will replace him as chief executive officer.

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Thai farmed shrimp achieves Yellow Good Alternative from Seafood Watch

Jul 15, 2020 — Shrimp farming methods in Thailand have improved since Seafood Watch last assessed Thai farmed shrimp, prompting the change in rating from Red to Yellow.

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Aquasoja feed ranges support fish under stress

Jul 15, 2020 — Promoting farmed fish well-being with optimized feeds helps fish cope with different types of stressors that compromise animal health and survival.

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