Press Releases

GAA and IFFO join forces to improve responsible fishmeal supplies in SE Asia

5th June 2017
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, have joined forces and funding on a project to improve the understanding of the fisheries of South East Asia supplying raw material for fishmeal production. The study will look at the issues from the...

IFFO publishes its first Annual Report

2nd May 2017
IFFO, The Marine Ingredients Organisation, this week published the first ever Annual Report for the organisation. With over half a century of history, IFFO’s work to assist and engage with the industry covers a broad canvas and this report gives a snapshot of the work in 2016. The report gives...

Predators may be less affected by catch of small fish than previously thought, new study says

3rd April 2017
Previous studies overlooked key factors in recommending lower catch of forage fish WASHINGTON (NCFC) – April 3, 2017 – New research published today in the journal Fisheries Research finds that fishing of forage species likely has a lower impact on predators than previously thought,...

IFFO RS Strategic Review Workshop - Barcelona

31st March 2017
It has been more than 7 years since the launch of the IFFO RS standard and to date the standard represents over 45% of the total world production of marine ingredients. With this in mind, the IFFO RS Governance Board have decided to produce an strategic review of the IFFO RS certification Programme...

IFFO welcomes the Peruvian anchovy fishery launch of FIP

10th March 2017
A pivotal and positive step was taken in the marine ingredients industry this week, with the launch of the Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) for the Peruvian anchovy fishery. The aim of the FIP is to get a “certifiable status” according to the guidelines of the Conservation Alliance for Seafood...

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