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Food fraud, fisheries products and VACCP

Food fraud, fisheries products and VACCP

Written bySuper User
on 31 July 2018

  In recent months there have been several well publicised cases of food fraud involving fisheries products. In 2017 a joint...

COFI 2018

COFI 2018

Written bySuper User
on 31 July 2018

  The Committee on Fisheries Thirty - third Session was held from 9-13 July 2018, Rome, Italy. The Committee on Fisheries (COFI),...

The 41st Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission

The 41st Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission

Written bySuper User
on 31 July 2018

The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) convened its Forty-first Session, at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic

Written bySuper User
on 27 April 2017

  UN Environment launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive,...

Latin American

Peru: Suspension of imports from Peru extended

Peru: Suspension of imports from Peru extended

Written bySuper User
on 31 July 2018

  The European Commission announced that it will extend the suspension of imports from Peru of certain bivalve molluscs intended for...

Mexico: Project devised to identify shrimp origin

Mexico: Project devised to identify shrimp origin

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  The National Aquaculture and Fisheries Commission (CONAPESCA) has developed a project to identify the origin of shrimp, which will make...

Chile: Eat fish and get a kilo of health per year Campaign

Chile: Eat fish and get a kilo of health per year Campaign

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  Sonapesca started a program "Eat fish and get a kilo of health per year" aimed at promoting domestic consumption of...

Brazil: Tilapia skin used to treat patient with serious burns

Brazil: Tilapia skin used to treat patient with serious burns

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  A Brazilian woman who suffered from serious burns on her arms, neck and some parts of her face caused by...

European

EU: EFSA investigates EU histamine outbreaks linked to tuna

EU: EFSA investigates EU histamine outbreaks linked to tuna

Written bySuper User
on 31 July 2018

  EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, reported on outbreaks of histamine intoxication which occurred in some EU countries in 2017...

EU: Testing methods for PSP detection in mollusks amended

EU: Testing methods for PSP detection in mollusks amended

Written bySuper User
on 31 July 2018

  The European Commission has amended the authorized testing methods to be used for the detection of paralytic shellfish poison (PSP)...

EU: Freezer vessels used tanks destined for storing tuna fish as a reservoir for diesel discovered

EU: Freezer vessels used tanks destined for storing tuna fish as a reservoir for diesel discovered

Written bySuper User
on 31 July 2018

  The European Commission reported that FVO auditors had discovered that certain tuna freezer vessels used tanks destined for freezing and...

United Kingdom: Plastic is found in a third of fish caught in Britain because of toxic micro beads

United Kingdom: Plastic is found in a third of fish caught in Britain because of toxic micro beads

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  Results of a major study in UK revealed that plastic particles are found in a third of fish caught off...

Oceania

Australia: Import of raw prawns suspended

Australia: Import of raw prawns suspended

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  Australia imposed a ban on the import of raw shrimps, following the detection of an outbreak of white spot disease...

Australia: Innovative oyster opening method developed

Australia: Innovative oyster opening method developed

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  A new method to make oysters easier to open has been developed in South Australia, which, according to its inventor,...

Asian

Australia: Policy on seafood net weight labeling tightens

Australia: Policy on seafood net weight labeling tightens

Written bySuper User
on 31 July 2018

  The National Measurement Institute (NMI), the government regulator for weights and measures announced a clarification of its policy on determining...

Philippines: Certain fish parasites may do more good than harm

Philippines: Certain fish parasites may do more good than harm

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  Scientists from the Institute of Biological Sciences of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) carrying out a study...

China: New food safety national standards announced

China: New food safety national standards announced

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHFPC) released 53 Food safety national standards including...

Taiwan: Strict food labeling regulations for Cod

Taiwan: Strict food labeling regulations for Cod

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  The Food and Drug Administration, Taipei (CNA) Taiwan introduced a slew of new regulations pertaining to the labeling of food...

North American

USA: Marine Mammal Protection Act

USA: Marine Mammal Protection Act

Written bySuper User
on 31 July 2018

  The US Marine Mammal Protection Act came into force on January 1st 2017, and will require countries exporting fisheries products...

USA: Fish Oil can Help Prevent Lupus

USA: Fish Oil can Help Prevent Lupus

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  Taking fish oil supplements could help prevent lupus and other autoimmune diseases. Researchers at Michigan State University fed female mice...

USA: Final rule to implement the seafood import monitoring program

USA: Final rule to implement the seafood import monitoring program

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  NOAA Fisheries released the final rule establishing the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP). The Program establishes, for imports of certain...

USA: Final guidance issued for Qualified Importer Program

USA: Final guidance issued for Qualified Importer Program

Written bySuper User
on 21 March 2017

  FDA has issued its final guidance on its Voluntary Qualified Importer Program. Under the program, importers with a proven history...

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