Friend of the Sea

Type: Organization
Name: Friend of the Sea
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Chinese omega-3 supplier wins sustainable seal

Chinese omega-3 player KinOmega has won sustainability backing from Friends of the Sea.Friend of the Sea gave its approval for its omega-3s sourced from tuna trimmings and Peruvian and European anchovy fisheries.The backing came after the inspection verified ... [Published Nutra Ingredients - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Friend of the Sea expands in China

18 Jul 2014KinOmega manufactures and supplies ultra-pure Omega-3 for nutritional and pharmaceutical purposesFriend of the Sea (FoS) is expanding in China as KinOmega, global manufacturer and supplier of ultra-pure marine Omega-3, concludes the audit.The ... [Published World Fishing - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

IN BRIEF - Eastern Passage fish processor fined CAD 400,000

An Eastern Passage fishing business has been fined nearly CAD 400,000 for dealing in illegal halibut.H&H Fisheries Ltd. was handed the fine Wednesday 16 of July 2014 by Judge Ted Tax in Dartmouth provincial court after pleading guilty to three counts ... [Published Fish Information & Services - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Seal of approval for Chinese O-3

A CHINESE manufacturer and supplier of highly concentrated marine Omega-3 for nutritional and pharmaceutical application, KinOmega, has positively concluded the Friend of the Sea audit.KinOmega sources its raw material only from Friend of the Sea approved ... [Published fishnewseu.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Vietnamese producer renews Friend of the Sea for black tiger shrimp

, 6:14 pmSeanamico has positively concluded Friend of the Sea renewal audit for black tiger shrimps from sustainable aquaculture.The company’s products can now display the international Friend of the Sea sustainability seal of approval.The farming site ... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fish, krill win sustainability seal

An Israeli krill oil supplier and a Norwegian fish oil supplier have both had aspects of their omega-3 supply chain verified by fisheries sustainability NGO, Friend of the Sea (FOS).FOS verified krill supplier Enzymotech’s Antarctic supply chain as sustainable ... [Published Nutra Ingredients - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

IN BRIEF - Shellfish Toxins Halt Oyster Production

Two oyster growers have temporarily stopped harvesting the molluscs after initial tests confirmed high level of toxins in the shellfish on Tasmania's east coast. They have to wait for further testing that will be carried out on July 11 2014.Health authorities ... [Published Fish Information & Services - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

The real deal

A KRILL oil product called K Real, which is produced by Enzymotec, has recently gained Friend of the Sea (FOS) certification for being sourced from a sustainable fishery."As a company that is entirely committed to its products' quality, the FOS certificate ... [Published fishnewseu.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Six Pevaeche Tuna Seiners Confirmed Friend of the Sea Following Renewal Audit

News 30 June 2014GLOBAL - Pevaeche’s purse seiners have successfully undergone Friend of the Sea renewal audit.The Pevaeche commercial group is composed of six vessels fishing in the Atlantic area and owned by Pevasa S.A Inpesca S.A. and Atuneros Vas ... [Published The Fish Site - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Tuna seiners confirmed Friend of the Sea

24 Jun 2014Pevaeche’s six purse seiners have successfully undergone a Friend of the Sea renewal audit.The SpanishPevaeche commercial group is composed of the six vessels which fish in theAtlantic area and are owned by Pevasa S.A Inpesca S.A. and Atuneros ... [Published World Fishing - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Pevaeche tuna seiners Friend of the Sea certified

Published on 23 June, 2014Pevaeche’s purse seiners have successfully undergone Friend of the Sea (FoS) renewal audit. The Pevaeche commercial group is composed of six vessels fishing in the Atlantic area and owned by Pevasa S.A Inpesca S.A. and Atuneros ... [Published SeafoodSource.com - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Taking Stock of Fish Sources

by Antonio Pasolini SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION: The state of the world’s oceans is one of the major environmental concerns of our times. Pollution has led to an increase in the acidity of the water while overfishing has caused a reduction of fish ... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 13 2014]

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...This is only tuna fishery in the world that grants dolphin kill quotas to its vessels. "Mexican tuna has never been certified as sustainable by any of the leading certification groups, including Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Friend of the Sea" concluded EII director
"Our local boats did real well this year, and they didn't do too well last year. And so far, it's holding up pretty good. It's fell off from the first week. The catch has slowed down, but it's still real good. Fishermen are doing well" said CMR Chairman Richard Gollott...
"The next important strategy is to increase the amount of sales outlets, particularly in traditional trading by joining forces with business allies with strong distribution networks. We have purchased a large fleet of new pickup trucks in order to improve our delivery service and we are also bringing in new executives to help set strategies for market penetration. They are responsible for supply chain, marketing, trade marketing, and most importantly sales. The traditional trade department, with its pickup fleet, will be showing the potential of the sales team which is fully equipped to approach customers across the country. This will provide nationwide easy access to high-quality products that are healthy and guaranteed by global standard production. We are confident that the new strategy will help SEALECT tuna, sardines and mackerel products as well as Fisho products to increase its market share" she said. The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) list of imported fish that it’s telling consumers to stay away from, sounds like an ‘underarm...
...they appreciate our efforts to source only from approved sustainable fisheries and trimmings," stated Daniel Zhang, Vice President of KinOmega. "We requested Friend of the Sea to verify and confirm our compliance to sustainability practices, as Friend of the Sea has become the industry standard for this scope"

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FIS clarifies misinterpretation of tuna group c... [Published Fish Information & Services - Jul 25 2014]
Dolphin Safe calls for critical study to be inv... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 23 2014]
Chinese omega-3 supplier wins sustainable seal [Published Nutra Ingredients - Jul 22 2014]
Chinese fish oil producer gets Friend of the Sea [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 21 2014]
Friend of the Sea expands in China [Published World Fishing - Jul 18 2014]
IN BRIEF - Eastern Passage fish processor fined... [Published Fish Information & Services - Jul 17 2014]
IN BRIEF - Seafood NZ welcomes funding for seab... [Published Fish Information & Services - Jul 17 2014]
Seal of approval for Chinese O-3 [Published fishnewseu.com - Jul 17 2014]
China fish oil supplier earns FoS certification [Published SeafoodSource.com - Jul 16 2014]
Vietnamese producer renews Friend of the Sea fo... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 14 2014]
Vietnam farmed shrimp firm earns FoS certification [Published SeafoodSource.com - Jul 14 2014]
Fish, krill win sustainability seal [Published Nutra Ingredients - Jul 11 2014]
IN BRIEF - Shellfish Toxins Halt Oyster Production [Published Fish Information & Services - Jul 08 2014]
Pevasa-backed tuna JV targets 40% volume hike [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 08 2014]
The real deal [Published fishnewseu.com - Jul 07 2014]
K•REAL krill oil gains Friend of the Sea certif... [Published New Hope 360 - Jul 07 2014]
Spanish producer in talks with European retaile... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 07 2014]
Six Pevaeche Tuna Seiners Confirmed Friend of t... [Published The Fish Site - Jun 30 2014]
Neptune Strengthens Position in Krill Oil Market [Published Nutraceuticals Now - Jun 26 2014]
Tuna seiners confirmed Friend of the Sea [Published World Fishing - Jun 24 2014]
Pevaeche tuna seiners Friend of the Sea certified [Published SeafoodSource.com - Jun 23 2014]
Six Pevaeche tuna seiners renew FOS certification [Published Undercurrent News - Jun 23 2014]
Taking Stock of Fish Sources [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 13 2014]
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by Antonio Pasolini SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION: The state of the world’s oceans is one of the major environmental concerns of our times. Pollution has led to an increase in the acidity of the water while overfishing has caused a reduction of fish ...
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