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


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Can a ‘chemical fingerprint’ deter seafood fraud?

Because paper trails aren’t perfect, some food producers are going beyond written or digital records to prove their products’ authenticity and prevent economic fraud. Is farmed seafood a perfect fit for forensic-science traceability? 


Critical decisions for shrimp harvesting and packing, Part 3

In this final installment of Hervé Lucien-Brun’s comprehensive three-part series, the author details the final steps in the process of taking farmed shrimp to the marketplace. Here we take a look at the proper protocols for receiving at the processing 


Traceability in aquaculture

Regulations combined with market pressure has led to a call for traceability for sea­food as it moves through food supply chains.