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    GAA Teams Up With JD.com To Provide Certified Fresh Food To Chinese Consumers

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance recognized China’s largest e-commerce company by revenue, JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) on March 19 for raising awareness of responsible aquaculture and food safety to Chinese consumers through its perishable foods division, JD Fresh Food. Through its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division, GAA signed a Memorandum of Understanding […]

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    GAA Debuts New And Improved Online Portfolio

    Welcome to the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) new and improved online portfolio. The online portfolio — which includes redesigned GAA, Global Aquaculture Advocate and Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) websites as well as the new MyGAA community forum and GAA Films — is now an industry-leading resource for aquaculture professionals. The new online portfolio comes as GAA […]

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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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    GAA Expands Presence In China With New Partnership, Office

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has strengthened its presence in China through a cooperative agreement with the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance (CAPPMA) to open an office in the Jing’an District of Shanghai, the organization has announced. The partnership with CAPPMA represents the next step in GAA’s efforts to advance responsible aquaculture in China […]

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    GAA Adds Digital Marketing Coordinator To Staff

    Please join the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) in welcoming Devan Meserve, GAA’s new digital marketing coordinator, to the organization. As GAA’s digital marketing coordinator, which is a new position, Meserve will be responsible for social media, content generation and SEO (search engine optimization), developing and executing a strategy for GAA’s pre-competitive activities, including membership, the […]

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    GAA Upgrades Online Presence With Launch Of Portal

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is upgrading its online presence significantly with the rollout of a new software system featuring an online portal that will allow processing plants, farms, hatcheries and feed mills to apply for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification and re-certification online. The online portal will also allow users of GAA’s websites to […]

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    Chris Trosin To Lead BAP Business Development

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that Chris Trosin is joining GAA as vice president of business development for GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division. Mr. Trosin’s first day is Jan. 3, and he is working out of GAA’s Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA, office. He has 10 years of seafood experience and […]

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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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    Ocean Gala Marine Resources, GAA Sign Cooperation Agreement

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance has signed a cooperation agreement with Ocean Gala Marine Resources in which the two organizations recognize each other’s interest in promoting responsibly farmed seafood. Ocean Gala Marine Resources operates as Chang International in China. Founded in 1994, Chang International is a leading seafood processing and supply company with facilities in Kirkland, […]