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FIS Spain, 2014-01-20

Favourable prospects for Vietnamese exports (EN)

There are signs that Vietnam seafood exports will continue to grow this year, as the country is seeing improvement signs from its main markets such as Japan, the EU and the US, as well as new markets like China and Hong Kong.


Ipac Acuicultura, 2014-01-17

Madrid Government publishes a guide about the main fishery products traded in the region (ES)

La Dirección General de Ordenación e Inspección de la Consejería de Sanidad de la Comunidad de Madrid ha editado, en colaboración con el Ayuntamiento de Madrid, la “Guía de los principales pescados, moluscos y crustáceos comercializados en la Comunidad de Madrid. Identificación, diferenciación y tallas mínimas”.

La guía, cuyos autores son principalmente veterinarios, consta de una introducción que define el sector; un capítulo dedicado al etiquetado, tanto de productos envasados como no envasados; las características anatómicas y los signos de frescura de pescados, moluscos y crustáceos; seguido por fichas eminentemente prácticas y visuales de especie o grupo de especies de pescados (24 fichas), moluscos (12) y crustáceos (11) en las que se hace especial hincapié en los signos de diferenciación con especies similares, tratando un total de 80 especies en la obra.

READ MORE, 2013-11-13

Anchovy freezing before consumption, an easy way to avoid anisakiasis (ES)

A group of consumers have participated in the “Eating fish is safe and healthy.Anisakis is easy to avoid” workshop, carried out in Sevilla within the framework of the Science Week 2013


Oceana, 2013-10-25

450+ Chefs Call on Congress to Pass the SAFE Seafood Act (EN)

Oceana’s Vice President for U.S. Oceans, Jacqueline Savitz took to the stage at the TEDxMidAtlanticevent at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, D.C. to address the problem of seafood fraud in the United States and what can be done to stop it, and to share Oceana’s message that saving our oceans can help feed the world. During her presentation, Savitz also announced a new letter signed by more than 450 chefs, restaurant owners and culinary leaders, representing nearly all 50 states, which calls on Congress to pass the Safety and Fraud Enforcement for Seafood (SAFE Seafood) Act...


Business Mirror, 2013-10-18

Philippines government urges seafood exporters to follow safety rules (EN)

FILIPINO exporters of seafood must know like the back of their hand the safety standards of their target destinations to meet the expectations of importers and avoid rejection when products are subjected to strict testing processes...