Tagged with chemicals

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

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release: BIM’s defence of pesticide contradicts Irish Medicines Board Product should ‘not be allowed to contaminate water’

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release: BIM’s defence of pesticide contradicts Irish Medicines Board Product should ‘not be allowed to contaminate water’

BIM’s defence of pesticide contradicts Irish Medicines Board Product should ‘not be allowed to contaminate water’ PRESS RELEASE FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT 28 JULY 2013 BIM Aquaculture Manager Donal Maguire’s recent statement to the media that ‘cypermethrin has been fully tested in the marine environment for toxicology to ensure it is safe’ is in … Continue reading

Sea lice hitting Donegal farms hardest

Sea lice hitting Donegal farms hardest

Problems in Lough Swilly and Mulroy Bay The highest recorded levels of sea lice on farmed fish in Ireland were found on two Donegal fish farms in recent months , it has emerged. According to industry-circulated Marine Institute reports leaked to the Donegal News, the worst affected fish farms were those in Lough Swilly and … Continue reading