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Low-fat diet, omega-3 linked to reduced prostate cancer aggression

20th November 2013
A follow-up study reveals that men suffering from prostate cancer who took fish oil supplements alongside a low-fat diet demonstrated changes in their cancer tissue that may indicate reduced cancer aggression.This is according to research published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research.Prostate...

JACKSON & SHEPHERD PAPER PUBLISHED

1st November 2013
 IFFO Technical Director, Dr Andrew Jackson, and former Director General, Dr Jonathan Shepherd, have just had their paper on 'Global fishmeal and fish-oil supply: inputs, outputs and markets' published. This paper is based on the presentation to the World Fisheries Congress 2012 in Edinburgh.The...

BREAKTHROUGH FISHING TECHNOLOGY COULD LEAD TO RADICAL CHANGE

31st October 2013
Revolutionary fishing technology, which has just been revealed in New Zealand, is being forecast by its backers to radically change the way wild fish are harvested.The new technology, called Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH), will allow every fish caught to swim comfortably underwater inside a...

COORDINATED EFFORTS IN AQUACULTURE NEEDED TO MEET GLOBAL DEMAND

30th October 2013
The creation of a global partnership to help ensure that the world’s fish supplies can keep pace with booming demand has received a green light from FAO’s Sub-Committee on Aquaculture.Over 50 countries endorsed the Global Aquaculture Advancement Partnership (GAAP) programme, which will bring...

PESQUERA DIAMANTE INVESTS $6.8 MILLION IN PISCO PLANT MERGER

30th October 2013
Pesquera Diamante has spent of US$ 6.8 million in the merger of its North and South Pisco plants. From 2014, the single plant will use natural gas to replace oil. The company has committed $5 million on processes to reduce environmental impact and this year invested $ 1.8 million in a switching to...

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