Press Releases

Report from the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils

28th February 2013
23rd Session, Langkawi, Malaysia.Gretel Bescoby represented IFFO at the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils meeting held in Langkawi, Malaysia in February where the new proposed draft Codex standard for fish oils was discussed at great length. The CODEX ALIMENTARIUS sets international standards and...

Fishery discards and by-products

8th February 2013
Andrew Mallison, director General of IFFO The Marine Ingredients Organisation, welcomed this week’s vote in the European Parliament to ban discards of healthy fish. "The supply of fishmeal and fish oil is not meeting current demand," said Mallison, "and raw material that could be used to supply...

IFFO article - Fishmeal & Fish Oil and its Role in Sustainable Aquaculture

9th October 2012
IFFOs Technical Director Andrew Jackson was recently asked to contribute an article to the October edition of Aquafeed International. His article, entitled Fishmeal & fish oil and its role in sustainable aquaculture covered a number of topics including the IFFO RS, fishmeal as a strategic...

IFFO RS Scheme achieves ISO Guide 65 accreditation

4th October 2012
The Global Standard for Responsible Supply (RS) Certification Scheme belonging to IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Trade Organisation, has achieved International Organisation for Standardisation ISO Guide 65:1996 (EN45011) accreditation.ISO Guide 65 provides ‘general requirements for bodies operating...

IFFO attends 10th Seafood Summit

26th September 2012
Organised by Seaweb, an NGO dedicated to bringing together conservation groups and industry, the Summit represents the biggest forum for discussions on sustainability both in the wild capture and aquaculture sectors. The event is organised into plenary sessions for all delegates to hear key note...