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    Celebrate 20 Years With GAA At Seafood Expo Global

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is celebrating its 20th anniversary at Seafood Expo Global (SEG) in Brussels, Belgium, this year, heightening its presence with the assistance of a bigger exhibit and a luncheon focused on the industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. SEG is the world’s largest seafood trade show, which in 2015 […]

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    Shipping Up To Boston: GAA’s Presence Felt At SENA

    [slides] The Global Aquaculture Alliance heightened its presence at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) this year in recognition of the organization’s 20th anniversary. This year, SENA, North America’s largest seafood trade show, featured 1,348 exhibiting companies from 53 countries, taking place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) from March 19 to 21. GAA’s […]

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    GAA Heightens Presence At Seafood Expo North America

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is heightening its presence at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) this year, as the organization celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2017. SENA — North America’s largest seafood trade show, with more than 1,000 exhibiting companies from 40-plus countries — takes place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in […]

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    Bloomberg’s ‘Bad Shrimp’ Story Ignores Role Of Third-Party Aquaculture Certification In Preventing Antibiotic Abuse

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance would like to weigh in on the Dec. 15 Bloomberg Businessweek article “How Antibiotic-Tainted Seafood From China Ends Up on Your Table.” The article failed to address the progress that’s been made in preventing the abuse of antibiotics in aquaculture via third-party certification programs like GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices and therefore […]

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    BAP Sets Sights On 1,500 Certified Facilities

    The Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program is well on track to surpass the 1,500-facility mark in the fourth quarter of 2016. The number of BAP-certified processing plants, farms, hatcheries and feed mills worldwide reached 1,465 at the end of October, with the addition of 35 new BAP-certified facilities. Last month’s total includes 25 […]

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    GAA Sponsors First Farmed Fish Competition at U.K. ‘Fish Craft Challenge’

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance was proud to sponsor the “Inaugural Aquaculture Challenge” at the National Federation of Fishmongers annual Fish Craft Challenge event, which took place on Aug. 28 in Cleethorpes, on the eastern coast of England. Founded in 1932, the federation hosts the annual competition — typically held over the August Bank Holiday — […]

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    GAA Strengthens Ties With New Saudi Aquaculture Leadership

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) strengthened its ties with Saudi Arabia’s new aquaculture leadership and major industry stakeholders at a Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) conference at the Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski in Riyadh in early September. GAA, which in January signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Aquaculture Society (SAS) that will require […]

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    CNA Coordinating Donations for Earthquake Victims

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s thoughts and prayers are with the people of Ecuador following Saturday’s devastating earthquake. We’d like to express our condolences to those in the aquaculture community who have been affected by this tragedy, as they attend to their family, friends and businesses. It’s at times like these that the global aquaculture community […]

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    Scenes from Boston: GAA’s Membership & Update Meeting at SENA 2016

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual Membership & Update Meeting at Seafood Expo North America drew approximately 75 attendees. Discussed at the meeting was the latest developments in the BAP certification program, the new iBAP program, GAA’s stance on social responsibility, the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation’s new online platform for disease management, and the new Global Aquaculture […]

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    GAA Sponsors FirstSource Seafood 1on1

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance is among the sponsors of FirstSource Seafood 1on1. Organized by FirstSource Events, the six-year-old event connects seafood suppliers with high-volume retail and foodservice seafood buyers in an invitation-only, one-on-one networking environment. This year, FirstSource will be adding a conference component, and GAA will moderate one of the roundtable discussions. This year’s […]