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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 […]

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    Canada Recognizes Role Of Third-Party Certification Schemes

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance commends the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for enacting a policy fortifying the value of voluntary third-party certification schemes like the Best Aquaculture Practices. The policy enables CFIA to use the outcome of a third-party audit on an aquaculture facility or other food facility to guide its risk-based inspection activities, recognizing […]

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    GAA Supports Thailand In Fight Against Labor Abuse

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance commends Thailand for taking additional steps to prevent labor abuse in seafood supply chain. The Royal Thai Embassy in Washington, D.C., announced on Feb. 1 that progress has been made recently, zeroing in on three accomplishments: 1) Thailand’s Ministry of Labor Regulation’s prohibition on persons under 18 years old working in […]

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    GAA Statement on AquAdvantage Salmon

    GAA has published the following statement on AquAdvantage Salmon: On Nov. 19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the production, sale and consumption of AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage® Salmon. AquAdvantage Salmon may be raised only at two land-based, closed-containment facilities in Canada and Panama. The facilities would be eligible to apply for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party […]

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    GAA’s GOAL Conference Returns To China

    Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2016 conference will be held in Guangzhou, China. It’s the first time in eight years that the conference has been held in China; GOAL 2008 was held in Qingdao, China. The announcement came on Oct. 29, the final day of GOAL 2015 at the Four Seasons in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, […]

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    Six GAA-BAP Endorsers Honored By Sysco Corporation

    Congratulations to the six Global Aquaculture Alliance and Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) endorsers who were among the dozens of suppliers recognized by Sysco Corporation as part of its annual Sysco Supplier Excellence Awards. The six recipients are: • Devi Foods received the gold supplier award; the company is qualified to offer two-, three- and four-star […]

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    Introducing the New Global Aquaculture Advocate Website

    Two months ago, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced the transition of its treasured publication, the Global Aquaculture Advocate, from print to digital. On Thursday, the brand new Advocate website, GAA Advocate, will be officially unveiled. Since 1998, the Global Aquaculture Advocate has been integral to GAA’s identity as a trusted source of information on responsible […]

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    GAA, IDH Visit Grobest Vietnam To Talk Collaboration

    Following last month’s Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition (Vietfish) in Ho Chi Minh City, representatives from the Global Aquaculture Alliance and its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division and The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) visited a Grobest feed mill in Vietnam to discuss ways to collaborate with key GAA supporters. GAA and IDH are working together to […]