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Aquaculture Research


Institute aims to lead aquaculture research — from Idaho

New facility built to develop sustainable aquafeeds and explore feasibility of inland marine aquaculture.
Moscow, Idaho, may be more than 300 miles from the nearest ocean, but this is where the Aquaculture Research Institute aims to develop sustainable aquafeed and find a means to make aquaculture profitable in the U.S.
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NSF International relocates seafood services to Port of Everett

NSF International, a global public health and safety organization, has moved its seafood services program from Seattle to the Port of Everett in Everett, Wash. The new location is centrally located between Seattle and the Canadian border, allowing for more convenient access for both U.S. and Canadian seafood industries.
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3 men sentenced in fraudulent aquaculture venture

Head of the scheme sentenced to more than 3 years in prison
Three men who pleaded guilty this year in connection with a scheme to defraud the EU and Welsh governments while promising “to make Wales a world leader in the aquaculture industry” have been sentenced.
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Study: Policies restrict aquaculture in productive waters

Marine aquaculture will expand, but the quality and location of this growth will depend on sound governance, researcher says
Five countries produce one-third of the bony fish consumed by the world population; none of these five can lay claim to the most productive marine environments. But government policy, according to a new study, prevents aquaculture from expanding into more productive countries, including the U.S.
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Biotech firm opens first insect meal plant in Ghana

Cycle Farms inaugurates facility in Tema
With the view to reducing feed costs for tilapia production and the country’s reliance on imported protein feed ingredients, French-based biotechnology company, Cycle Farms, has launched its first facility for the production of insect meal in the West African country.
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Vietnam TPP

Trade potential attracts CP investment in Vietnam

Company plans new poultry processing plant and additional shrimp farms
Thailand-based Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has attributed its recently announced expansion in Vietnam to the expected benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and CP Group’s long-time chairman has resigned.
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