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  • Newsroom

    GAA Publishes Its 2019 Annual Report

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is pleased to announce that it has published its 2019 annual report. Released today, the 36-page 2019 annual report lays out the 23-year-old organization’s accomplishments in 2019 and goals for both its pre-competitive advocacy and education work as well as its industry-leading third-party aquaculture certification program, Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP). […]

  • Education

    Responsible Consumption and Production of Farmed Seafood

    Editor’s note: Aquaculture 101 is a campaign run by the Global Aquaculture Alliance to educate the public about the basics of aquaculture, to disseminate information in an easily understandable way. The campaign dispels myths and gives facts about the promising future of the industry. In 2020, the focus of Aquaculture 101 is on the alignment […]

  • Education

    Where Does Farmed Seafood Come From?

    Editor’s note: This post is part of the Aquaculture 101 series, an educational campaign GAA is carrying out in 2019. The mission of the campaign is to spread awareness about basic aquaculture information to those who might not know about aquaculture, or those who might be skeptical of farmed fish. Each month, a blog post, short video […]

  • Newsroom

    Industry Veteran Greg Brown To Lead BAP Program Integrity

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is delighted to announce that it has hired industry veteran Greg Brown to take on the role of BAP program integrity manager for its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program. Brown comes to GAA with a wealth of knowledge in a variety of fields, including auditing and certification, quality […]

  • Newsroom

    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 […]

  • Leadership

    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 […]

  • Newsroom

    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 […]

  • Newsroom

    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, […]

  • Newsroom

    BAP’s Marcos Moya Relocates To Europe

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices division announced in late August that it is repositioning its international business development team with the relocation of Marcos Moya, BAP’s manager of supply development, to Europe. Moya recently relocated from Vancouver, Canada, to Valencia, Spain. Being based in Spain will allow Moya to focus more on BAP’s […]

  • Newsroom

    The Lasting Legacy of Bill and Betty More

    The husband-and-wife team of Bill and Betty More may not be widely known throughout the global seafood industry, but their work in aquaculture has earned them admiration and respect in many parts of the world where seafood is produced. Not only do the Mores possess vast knowledge and experience gained over a half-century, they constantly […]