Publication: Aquafeed

First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

EUROPE - E.U. Commission proposals on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed to benefit aquaculture

by Aquafeed.com Staff09/10/2014At present, there is an insufficient number and range of medicines to prevent and treat diseases in animals in the EU. This is especially the case for animals considered as ‘minor species’ such as fish. The lack of suitable ... [Published Aquafeed - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

IFFO responds to Guardian report claiming independent fishers are the key to seafood sustainability

IFFO responds to Guardian report claiming independent fishers are the key to seafood sustainabilityby Aquafeed.com Staff09/10/2014After the Thai fishing boat slavery scandal, more people are paying attention to ethics in the seafood industry than ever ... [Published Aquafeed - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

USA - Probiotics for Shellfish Hatcheries

by Aquafeed.com Staff09/09/2014One of the first steps in identifying a strain of probiotic bacteria is to demonstrate that it successfully takes up residence inside the intended host. To do that in this case, scientists tagged OY15 bacteria with a fluorescent ... [Published Aquafeed - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

NORWAY - EWOS Affiliate Signs Agreement to buy Nova Austral

by Aquafeed.com Staff09/08/2014An EWOS affiliated company has signed an agreement with the bankruptcy trustee of Acuinova to acquire its subsidiary, the Chilean fish farming company Nova Austral. The purchase is subject to certain closing conditions including ... [Published Aquafeed - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

DENMARK - Fish food with antibodies to replace antimicrobial agents

by Aquafeed.com Staff09/03/2014A new research project headed up by DTU Vet is seeking to use feed containing natural antibodies to combat pathogenic bacteria as a replacement for treating fish fry with antimicrobial agents. The antibodies are derived ... [Published Aquafeed - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

USA - NOAA Seeks Public Comments on Gulf Aquaculture Plan

In 2009 the Fishery Management Plan for Regulating Offshore Marine Aquaculture in Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf Aquaculture Plan) entered into effect by operation of law. The proposed rule to implement the Plan published for public comment ... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

NORWAY - Marine Harvest feedmill on stream

Marine Harvest, the world's largest salmon producer, delivered its own feed to sites in Norway for the first time in June. In the company's second quarter report, CEO Alf-Helge Aarskog said that when the Bjugn feedmill is at full capacity it will serve ... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

INDIA - Demand for catfish and tilapia feed growing

by Aquafeed.com Staff08/27/2014India has a thriving and evolving aquaculture industry.  However, most farmers still rely on low cost and easily available traditional feeds comprised of rice/wheat bran, groundnut cake, and other agro products. But the ... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

GAA calls on shrimp farmers for EMS Survey Responses- Deadline: Sept. 15

by Aquafeed.com Staff08/27/2014The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is calling on shrimp farms in Asia and Latin America to participate in an online survey on early mortality syndrome (EMS) that will lead to recommendations for better global shrimp-farming ... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

FEFANA Booklet on Organic Acids in Animal Nutrition

by Aquafeed.com Staff08/26/2014FEFANA, the EU Association of Specialty Feed Ingredients and their Mixtures, has published a booklet on organic acids used in animal nutrition. This booklet is the result of the work of the FEFANA members of the Working ... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Hydrodynamic starvation: Why so many fish larvae perish after hatching

by Aquafeed.com Staff08/20/2014A study by Dr. Roi Holzman and Victor China of the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University's George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences has uncovered the reason why 90% fish larvae are biologically doomed to die mere days ... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

INDONESIA – Public Comment Period Opens for Draft Shrimp Standard for the ASEAN Region

by Aquafeed.com Staff08/21/2014A first draft Shrimp Standard for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is now available for public comment through October 10, 2014.A steering committee of 14 industry and non-government stakeholders ... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 21 2014]

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Tonio Borg, European Commissioner for Health, said: "These proposals both have animal health and welfare at their heart. However, they also represent a major step forward for public health as they introduce measures that contribute towards combatting the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), keeping antibiotics effective for people and animals alike.”"
"We think it's probably a harmless former pathogen that nevertheless is recognized by the shellfish immune system as a potential threat, and that up-regulates the immune system" Wikfors said
"If you haven't taken the survey, please do so now," Chamberlain said. "And share it with other farms, too. We trust that those facilities with Internet access will be able to help enter information for neighbors who aren't online. As we have seen in the past, a cooperative approach can get a lot done in a short time."
According to a report, "Commercial Aquafeed Demand for Catfish & Tilapia Will Increase in Future" , by RNCOS, over the past few years new technologies have been introduced to increase the production of tilapia and catfish...

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EUROPE - E.U. Commission proposals on veterinar... [Published Aquafeed - Sep 11 2014]
IFFO responds to Guardian report claiming indep... [Published Aquafeed - Sep 10 2014]
USA - Probiotics for Shellfish Hatcheries [Published Aquafeed - Sep 09 2014]
NORWAY - EWOS Affiliate Signs Agreement to buy ... [Published Aquafeed - Sep 08 2014]
DENMARK - Fish food with antibodies to replace ... [Published Aquafeed - Sep 04 2014]
USA - NOAA Seeks Public Comments on Gulf Aquacu... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 28 2014]
NORWAY - Marine Harvest feedmill on stream [Published Aquafeed - Aug 28 2014]
GAA calls on shrimp farmers for EMS Survey Resp... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 28 2014]
INDIA - Demand for catfish and tilapia feed gro... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 28 2014]
FEFANA Booklet on Organic Acids in Animal Nutri... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 27 2014]
Hydrodynamic starvation: Why so many fish larva... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 21 2014]
INDONESIA – Public Comment Period Opens for Dra... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 21 2014]
PHILIPPINES/VIETNAM - Pilmico finalizes Vietnam... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 21 2014]
MSD Animal Health Develops a New Fish Vaccine A... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 18 2014]
New report links aquaculture and poverty reduction [Published Aquafeed - Aug 14 2014]
NEW ZEALAND - DNA technology a 'game changer' f... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 14 2014]
NORWAY/INDIA - Genomic boost to disease resista... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 14 2014]
USA - Quality Certification Services launches A... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 14 2014]
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