Livestock Production

US' NOAA highlights need for sustainable aquaculture with FAO-endorsed guidelines

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

The Guidelines for Sustainable Aquaculture endorsed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) aim to develop global aquaculture best practices, said the United States' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in a press release on July 12.

New manager of Seafood Norway to focus on cutting aquaculture's environmental impact

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Norwegian employers' group Seafood Norway has appointed a new manager with a mission to assess and help reduce the environmental impact of aquaculture and seafood in general.

China converts LNG byproducts into fish farms in sustainable energy initiative

Monday, July 15, 2024

China is pioneering an innovative approach to sustainable energy use by transforming the icy byproducts of liquefied natural gas (LNG) stations into thriving fish farms, China News Service reported.

US seafood industry coalition pushes for offshore aquaculture legislation

Friday, July 12, 2024

More than 50 companies, organisations, and individuals connected to the US seafood industry have signed a letter urging an important US Congressional committee to consider three bills related to offshore aquaculture, Fishfarmingexpert reported.

Australis Aquaculture to invest additional $800 million into Vietnamese aquaculture

Friday, July 12, 2024

US-based Australis Aquaculture revealed in mid-June that it was ready to inject a further $800 million into Vietnam's sustainable aquaculture over the coming years.

dsm-firmenich launches Sustell shrimp module

Thursday, July 11, 2024

dsm-firmenich has recently launched a shrimp module for Sustell™, allowing shrimp farmers to map and reduce the full environmental footprint of their operations, and meet environmental sustainability targets.

COFI36 begins in Rome, Italy to address global fisheries and aquaculture challenges

Thursday, July 11, 2024

The 36th Session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI36) began at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy.

NGOs urge Norway to stop imports of African fishmeal

Thursday, July 11, 2024

A group of non-governmental organisations, including Oceana and Greenpeace, are calling on the Norwegian government to ban imports of African fishmeal.

Salmon producer in Chile faces charges for overproduction

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Chile's Superintendence of the Environment (SMA) has filed charges against salmon-farming firm Multi X for overproduction at its Cholga production center, located in the Las Guaitecas National Reserve in the southern Aysén region of the country.

Merck Animal Health completes acquisition of Elanco's aqua business

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside of the US and Canada, a division of Merck & Co, Rahway, New Jersey, US, announced the completion of its acquisition of the aqua business of Elanco Animal Health Incorporated.