Industry News

Industry hits back at accusations of irresponsible practices

27th July 2018
Greenberg’s article titled ‘Fool’s gold: what fish oil is doing to our health and the planet’, discusses the Peruvian anchovy fishery, which is the largest reduction fishery in the world. This is a highly productive fishery that along with a variety of other small pelagic fish stocks and...

Libby Woodhatch announced as New Chair of IFFO RS Governing Body

8th March 2018
The Governing Body of IFFO RS, the global standard for the responsible supply of Marine Ingredients, is delighted to announce that Libby Woodhatch has been appointed to be the next Executive Chair for the standard. Libby will take-over from Andrew Jackson who has held the role since the standard...

Danish Sandeel, Norway Pout and Sprat fishery achieves MSC certification

27th March 2017
IFFO quote: “IFFO is happy to see the recent results of the assessment of the DFPO/DPPO North Sea, Skagerrak and Kattegat sandeel, sprat and Norway pout, confirming the sustainable management of these fisheries.  The fishmeal and fish oil from this fishery will make an important contribution to...

The benefits of Fishmeal and Fish Oil in Swine and Poultry Diets

17th March 2017
The following was written by IFFO's Technical Director Neil Auchterlonie for Milling and Grain magazine, published in February 2017 Summary Decades ago fishmeal and fish oil were the mainstay of pig and poultry production, but with the growth of aquaculture from the 1960s onwards these materials...

Peruvian anchovy fishery launches a FIP

8th March 2017
Lima, March 8th 2017.- One of the most important fisheries in the world, the Peruvian anchovy fishery, launched this week its Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) to get a “certifiable status” according to the guidelines of the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions (CASS). This purse seine...