Press Releases

Invitation to provide input into a new version of IFFO RS, the leading standard for the responsible sourcing of the marine ingredients

13th April 2015
In order to maintain the credibility and relevancy of its leading standard, the IFFO RS’s Governance Board has decided to commit to an extensive review and the production of a new version of the standard (IFFO RS V2). To start this very important next stage, IFFO RS Ltd. has produced a draft Terms...

2015 Seafood Champion Award for Leadership awarded to IFFO’s Andrew Jackson

10th February 2015
IFFO is proud to announce that our Technical Director Dr Andrew Jackson was last night presented with the 2015 Seafood Champion Award for Leadership.  Dr Jackson was one of four finalists in the Leadership category at the Seafood Champion Awards Ceremony, hosted at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in New...

IFFO response to the recent paper on China’s aquaculture and the world’s wild fisheries

20th January 2015
IFFO welcomes a recent paper published in Science entitled China’s aquaculture and the world’s wild fisheries and recognises it as a useful and timely contribution, but there are inaccuracies that need highlighting.  The paper correctly lists some key areas of concern in China including the better...

Letter in response to 'Fishmeal industry causing devastating effects in Peru, charity says'

17th December 2014
Letter to the Editor, Undercurrent News. Ref “Video - Fishmeal industry causing ‘devastating’ effects in Peru, charity says” online 15th December 2014. Dear Sir/Madam, While I am sure many viewers would be concerned about the images used in the video released by Compassion in World Farming, it...

IFFO launches new video on the importance of omega-3s in salmon feed

10th December 2014
As farmed salmon becomes a regular feature in our diets, it is important to understand its nutritional benefits. Salmon is still an excellent source of omega-3s, containing more than most other fish, but do consumers understand enough about the amounts of EPA and DHA found in salmon and the...