Topic shrimp

  • Leadership

    Canada’s CBC Set To Air Exposé On Shrimp, Antimicrobial Resistance

    On Friday, March 15, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) is set to air an exposé on its popular consumer-watchdog program, Marketplace, on shrimp and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) titled “Testing Shrimp for Superbugs.” Due to the nature of the segment and its conversations with the CBC, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is concerned that the TV network […]

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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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    RAF Offers New Online Courses on EHP Management

    The Responsible Aquaculture Foundation (RAF) has expanded its online education program with two new courses on managing EHP at aquaculture facilities for shrimp. EHP is an acronym for a disease named after Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei, a tiny parasite that disrupts the digestive systems of shrimp and results in slow growth and wide size variation. Affecting shrimp […]

  • Leadership

    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 To Exclude Outsourcing Of Shrimp Processing To Prevent Labor Abuse

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program on Dec. 15 took a stand against child labor and forced labor in the shrimp supply chain by prohibiting BAP-certified processing plants from outsourcing the processing of shrimp to third-party entities. The prohibition will take effect Jan. 1, 2016. The decision to prohibit the […]