Posted in May 2013

Guardian 21 May 2013: Marine Harvest agrees to limit pesticides and seal killings

Guardian 21 May 2013: Marine Harvest agrees to limit pesticides and seal killings

Marine Harvest agrees to limit pesticides and seal killings Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent, The Guardian, 21 MAy 2013 The company, which grows 25% of Scottish farmed salmon, will join Aquaculture Stewardship council’s strict new scheme One of the world’s largest fish farm companies, Marine Harvest, has voluntarily agreed to much tougher limits on its pesticides … Continue reading

The Scotsman, 20 May 2013: Sainsbury’s admit ‘mislabelling’ Scottish salmon

The Scotsman, 20 May 2013: Sainsbury’s admit ‘mislabelling’ Scottish salmon

Sainsbury’s admit ‘mislabelling’ Scottish salmon By ALISTAIR MUNRO Published on 20/05/2013 15:46 SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury’s has admitted “an error” over the mislabelling of farmed Scottish salmon. They made the confession after the Salmon and Trout Association (STA) filed a formal complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority and Trading Standards against the chain’s “erroneous claims” concerning … Continue reading

EU Fish News, 20 May 2013: Sainsbury’s Challenged Over Salmon Claims

EU Fish News, 20 May 2013: Sainsbury’s Challenged Over Salmon Claims

Sainsbury’s Challenged Over Salmon Claims http://www.fishnewseu.com, Monday 20 May 2013. THE Salmon and Trout Association Scotland (S&TAS) has today filed a formal complaint against Sainsbury’s over the supermarket’s claims concerning the geographic origin of and doubts over ‘responsible’ claims made for its Taste the Difference Scottish farmed salmon. The complaint is addressed to both the … Continue reading

Sunday Times, 19 May 2013: Wild salmon vulnerable

Sunday Times, 19 May 2013: Wild salmon vulnerable

Wild salmon vulnerable The Sunday Times, 19 May 2013 By: Mark Macaskill A LEADING wild salmon charity in Scotland has admitted failing to protect the species after a study revealed that more than half of fish farms are near rivers with fragile native salmon stocks. The Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (Rafts) has received … Continue reading

Irish Examiner, 17 May 2013: Expert warns of fish farm risks

Irish Examiner, 17 May 2013: Expert warns of fish farm risks

Expert warns of fish farm risks Friday, May 17, 2013 By Claire O’Sullivan A renowned international marine biology expert has written to Simon Coveney, the fisheries minister, about “incorrect information” that is allegedly being circulated about the effects of sea lice on wild salmon. The letter comes as the Department of Agriculture, Marine, and Food … Continue reading