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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, […]

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    GAA Signs MoU with CNCA, CIQA, SHA to Increase Safety of Farmed Seafood

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNCA), China Entry Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association (CIQA) and Seafood HACCP Alliance (SHA) at GAA’s GOAL 2016 conference in Guangzhou, China, on Sept. 20. The four organizations agreed to establish the […]

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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 […]