Tagged with Organic

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

Press Release: IRISH ORGANIC FARMERS AND GROWERS ASSOCIATION SEEK INVESTIATION INTO ‘ORGANIC FARMED SALMON’

Press Release: IRISH ORGANIC FARMERS AND GROWERS ASSOCIATION SEEK INVESTIATION INTO ‘ORGANIC FARMED SALMON’

Press Release: IRISH ORGANIC FARMERS AND GROWERS ASSOCIATION SEEK INVESTIATION INTO ‘ORGANIC FARMED SALMON’ 21 February 2014 Serious concerns about the certification of farmed salmon as ‘organic’ were raised by the Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association at their recent AGM. Members voted unanimously to establish a working group to immediately investigate. IOFGA has almost … Continue reading

Irish Examiner, 5 Aug 2013: Irish Examiner: Swimming against ‘organic’ tide

Irish Examiner, 5 Aug 2013: Irish Examiner: Swimming against ‘organic’ tide

Irish Examiner: Swimming against ‘organic’ tide Monday, August 05, 2013 WE are repeatedly being told the economic salvation of Ireland’s remote coastal and island communities will be massive new “organic” salmon farms. Analysis by Alec O’Donovan Barely a day goes by without either BIM, Marine Minister Simon Coveney, or the Irish Farmers Association promoting this … Continue reading

Village Magazine, 1 August 2013: Organic Greenwash

Village Magazine, 1 August 2013: Organic Greenwash

Organic Greenwash Village Magazine, August 1, 2013 By Tony Lowes Pesticides from salmon farms are extremely ecotoxic to crustaceans, fish and humans The recent discovery of the chemical Teflubenzuron at hundreds of times the legal limit in the environment of a Marine Harvest salmon farm in Scotland highlights the dangers of releasing chemicals uncontrolled into … Continue reading