Press Releases

Farmed fish consumption at record high, Guardian.com Monday 19th May.

29th May 2014
Letter to: Mr J Vidal, Environment Editor for The GuardianDear Mr Vidal,It is indeed a significant moment in time when the volume of farmed fish exceeds the catch from wild fisheries, particularly as modern intensive farming of fish is only a very recent (within the last thirty years) phenomenon....

The IFFO RS programme announces changes to its Global Standard for Responsible Supply

1st April 2014
IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, launched its Global Standard for Responsible Supply (IFFO RS) back in 2009 and it has now become the most recognised standard for the responsible supply of fishmeal and fish oil with around 40% of world production certified. The multi-stakeholder RS Board...

Letter to The Guardian - Senegal fears its fish may be off the menu for local consumption

26th February 2014
In response to ‘Senegal fears its fish may be off the menu for local consumption’ by Martine Valo on 18th February 2014 Dear Sir/Madam, Your article on the competition for fish landings raises some important questions regarding utilisation of the catch. There is general consensus that fisheries...

IFFO Membership continues to grow for the fourth year running

24th February 2014
For the fourth year running, the IFFO family is continuing to grow, reaching out to developing markets in Asia and expanding to new businesses within the marine ingredients sphere.  Our membership now stretches across sixty countries, with companies ranging from the world’s largest fish oil and...

Letter to the Independent: First nutrient-enriched GM crops could be grown in the UK within months

24th January 2014
Letter to the Editor: The IndependentIn response to 'First nutrient-enriched GM crops could be grown in the UK within months'Dear Sir/Madam,I read with interest the announcement that Rothamsted Research has developed genetically modified plants to produce oils normally found in fish. One of the...

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