Posted in October 2013

Undercurrent News, 18 Oct 2013: On-land Danish salmon farm nears first harvest; inks deal with Nissui

Undercurrent News, 18 Oct 2013: On-land Danish salmon farm nears first harvest; inks deal with Nissui

On-land Danish salmon farm nears first harvest; inks deal with Nissui Undercurrent News 18 Oct 2013 Recirculation aquaculture system (RAS) farmer Danish Salmon plans to harvest its first batch of entirely land-raised fish in 2014, with production already sold to a subsidiary of Nippon Suisan Kaisha (Nissui). The farm, located in Hirtshals, Denmark, expects to … Continue reading

EU Fish News, 14 October 2013: Salmon and Trout Association call for ‘similar punitive sanctions’ to Norway

EU Fish News, 14 October 2013: Salmon and Trout Association call for ‘similar punitive sanctions’ to Norway

Salmon and Trout Association call for ‘similar punitive sanctions’ to Norway EU Fish News, 14 October 2013 THE Norwegian authorities have recently ordered that two million farmed salmon in the Vikna district of Nord Trondelag be slaughtered with immediate effect after becoming resistant to chemical treatments against sea lice. The action has been prompted specifically … Continue reading

Friends of the Irish Environment – Evidence behind complain to Ombudsman for maladministration by the Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Friends of the Irish Environment – Evidence behind complain to Ombudsman for maladministration by the Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Friends of the Irish Environment – Evidence behind complain to Ombudsman for maladministration by the Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Friends of the Irish Environment have made a complaint regarding the handling of EU Pilot Case 765/09 investigating the impact of sea lice from salmon farms in Ireland, by the Department for Agriculture, … Continue reading

Letters to the editor, Washington Post, 30 September 2013: Salmon farming isn’t sustainable yet

Letters to the editor, Washington Post, 30 September 2013: Salmon farming isn’t sustainable yet

Salmon farming isn’t sustainable yet Letters to the editor, Washington Post, 30 September 2013 Tamar Haspel’s article about farmed vs. wild-caught salmon was misleading [“The gap’s closing,” Food, Sept. 25]. When you eat farmed salmon, you’re really eating other fish — the jack mackerel, sardine or anchovy — which are fed to the salmon. According … Continue reading