BroodTALK Blog

Articles posted during the month of November 2014

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    GOAL 2014 Roundup: ‘Battle Against EMS Is Shifting’

    The tide is turning on early mortality syndrome (EMS). That’s the No. 1 takeaway from the Day 1 program at the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2014 conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. On Oct. 8, GAA President George Chamberlain (pictured at right) lead a panel on health and disease management featuring Tim Flegel of […]

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    BAP Program Set To Grow Again In 2014

    With year’s end in sight, the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program is again expecting year-on-year growth, in terms of the number of BAP-certified facilities and the volume of product originating from BAP-certified facilities. Through Oct. 31, 2014, the total number of BAP-certified facilities is up 11% from Jan. 1, […]

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    BAP Team in Ecuador to Tout Market Access, Feed Mill Standards

    Three members of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division visited Ecuador in October to participate in a conference and to hold two workshops — one regarding the BAP feed mill standards and the other involving food safety. BAP VP of Market Development Peter Redmond, BAP Director Bill More and Marcos Moya, head […]

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    Strong Presence for GAA at China Fisheries & Seafood Expo

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) had a strong presence at the 19th annual China Fisheries & Seafood Expo (CFSE) at the Qingdao International Exhibition Center in Qingdao, China, from Nov. 5 to 7. Representing GAA and the Best Aquaculture Practices third-party certification program at the exposition were Carson Roper, BAP International Business Development Manager, Jane […]

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    GOAL 2014 Roundup: Investment, Smallholder Engagement Focus of Day 2

    The need for the global aquaculture industry to better attract capital and investment and to better engage smallholders (i.e. small-scale, family farmers) was the highlight of the Day 2 plenary at the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2014 conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Oct. 9. Although topics ranged from food safety to aquaculture […]

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    GOAL 2014 Roundup: Aquafeed Seminar Centers on Environmental, Social Concerns

    Aquafeed was the focus of a seminar at the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2014 conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Oct. 7. For the first time, the organization dedicated an entire day of its four-day conference program to a particular topic — aquafeed, which garnered a lot of interest at GOAL 2013. Separate […]