News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

George J. Flick

Intelligence

Food irradiation, part 1

In 1997, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved irradiation for meat, which can kill or inactivate 99.9 percent of Salmonella and E coli. 

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Health & Welfare

Objective quality assurance

Since microbiological analyses do not provide a desired degree of reliability, chemical tests have been proposed for farmed fish quality assurance. 

Health & Welfare

Lipid profiles in farmed fish

Studies comparing the differences between farmed and wild fish lipid profiles have been conducted, but there is no standard format for reporting.