Addressing safety in Latin America’s tilapia supply chain

Cesar C. Alceste, M.Sc.

Successful farmers adopt conservative practices to avoid losses caused by biosecurity problems Tilapia are widely farmed in Latin America using earthen pond culture (left), floating cage (center) or raceway/tank technologies (right), and various countries in the region are the major suppliers of fresh fillets to the U.S. market.   With worldwide, increasingly strict export standards for…

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  • Cesar C. Alceste, M.Sc.

    Cesar C. Alceste, M.Sc.

    Consultant – Tilapia production, processing and marketing
    Miami, Fla., USA