Posted in October 2014

The Fish Update, 23 Oct 2014: Ocean-based fish farming can never be organic, claims report

Ocean-based fish farming can never be organic, claims report Posted on October 23, 2014 by Tim Siddons THE US-based Center for Food Safety (CFS) has issued a report claiming that ocean-based fish farming can never be certified as organic. Reported in E-news Forest Park, the scientific report: Like Water and Oil: Ocean-Based Fish Farming and Organic Don’t Mix, … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 24 Oct 2014: Marine Harvest Takes Hit From Sealice Extraordinary Mortality Costs

Marine Harvest Takes Hit From Sealice Extraordinary Mortality Costs   Undercurrent News 24 Oct 2014   Sealice mitigation and extraordinary mortality shaved NOK 156.5 million ($23.7m) off Marine Harvest’s profit in the third quarter of the year. The world’s largest salmon farmer said sealice mitigation in Norway cost it NOK 91.8 million in the quarter, taking … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 24 Oct 2014: Norway Looks Into Regulation For Land Based Aquaculture

Norway Looks Into Regulation For Land Based Aquaculture Undercurrent News 24 Oct 2014   Norway’s industry and fisheries ministry has set up an expert committee to assess what regulations should apply for land-based aquaculture. Technology for land-based salmon production is evolving, both in Norway and abroad, noted the fisheries minister Elisabeth Aspaker. “How we manage closed facilities … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 22 Oct 2014: Marine Harvest takes hit from sea lice extraordinary mortality costs

Marine Harvest takes hit from sea lice extraordinary mortality costs Undercurrent News, 22 Oct 2014 Sealice mitigation and extraordinary mortality shaved NOK 156.5 million ($23.7m) off Marine Harvest’s profit in the third quarter of the year. The world’s largest salmon farmer said sealice mitigation in Norway cost it NOK 91.8 million in the quarter, taking the … Continue reading